|Second century BC silver tetradrachm showing the labyrinth at Knossos.|
On Durrell's literary map Crete lies between Prospero's Cell and The Alexandria Quartet. And while he was in Alexandria he began The Dark Labyrinth (originally called Cefalù), set in a modern-day version of the legendary labyrinth at Knossos.
The conference, which will consider Greece and Durrell during the Second World War, takes place on 26-30 June 2016. Further details can be found by going to the International Lawrence Durrell website.