The Avignon Quintet Summary
Lawrence Durrell

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The Avignon Quintet Summary

Informing The Avignon Quintet, as theme, form, structure, and source of image and symbol, is the notion of the quincunx, the arrangement of five objects in a square, one at each corner and one in the middle. The most obvious quincunxial arrangement in the work is the familiar planting pattern of trees in a quincunx, an arrangement, as announced in Monsieur, which will provide the key to the lost Templar treasure. There...

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