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The sheltering sky

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This 50th anniversary edition of "The Sheltering Sky", one of the great novels of the 20th century, features an original review of the book by Tennessee Williams. "Stands head and shoulders above most other novels published in English since World War II".--"New Republic".
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A beautiful paperback edition of a landmark of 20th Century literature, by acclaimed author Paul Bowles

In this classic work of psychological terror, Paul Bowles examines the ways in which Americans apprehend an alien culture—and the ways in which their incomprehension destroys them. The story of three American travelers adrift in the cities and deserts of North Africa after World War II, The Sheltering Sky is at once merciless and heartbreaking in its compassion. It etches the limits of human reason and intelligence—perhaps even the limits of human life —when they touch the unfathomable emptiness and impassive cruelty of the dessert.

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