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|Born||27 February 1912
Jalandhar, British India
|Died||7 November 1990
|Occupation||Biographist; poet; playwright; novelist|
|Period||1931 - 1990|
|Notable work(s)||The Alexandria Quartet|
Lawrence George Durrell (27 February 1912 – 7 November 1990) was an expatriate British novelist, poet, dramatist, and travel writer, though he resisted affiliation with Britain and preferred to be considered cosmopolitan.