Egypt’s Alexandria New Crisis: Lawrence Durrell’s Villa Faces Demolition

Egypt’s Alexandria New Crisis: Lawrence Durrell’s Villa Faces Demolition

Villa Ambron, house to the great British author Lawrence Durrell is facing danger of being demolished. Durrell, who was twice shortlisted for the Nobel Prize for literature, found inspiration in this villa to write his masterpiece The Alexandria Quartet. Many of the Alexandrians worried about the rich architectural heritage of the city campaigned against this […]