Joanna Hodgkin on Amateurs In Eden: Nancy and Lawrence Durrell | The Story of a Bohemian Marriage

While the Durrell family’s time on Corfu has been much documented, one woman had remained in the shadows until now: Joanna Hodgkin’s mother and Lawrence Durrell’s wife, Nancy. Joanna tells us about their bohemian early romance, Nancy’s tense flight from the encroaching horrors of World War II, and the subsequent breakdown of her relationship with Lawrence – a terribly difficult but alluringly dynamic individual.

Nancy and Lawrence Durrell

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Published on 05th March 2012

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