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For us artists there waits the joyous compromise through art with all that wounded or defeated us in daily life; in this way, not to evade destiny, as the ordinary people try to do, but to fulfil it in its true potential --the imagination.

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Lawrence George Durrell (February 27, 1912 November 7, 1990) was a British novelist, poet, dramatist, and travel writer, though he resisted affiliation with Britain and preferred to be considered cosmopolitan. He was born in India and, at the age of eleven, was sent to attend school in England a country in which he was never happy and which he left as soon as possible.

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