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
Jane Bowles He moved to Tangiers permanently in 1947, with Auer following him there in 1948 There they became fixtures of the American and European expatriate scene, their visitors including Truman Capote, Tennessee Williams and Gore Vidal Bowles continued to live in Tangiers after the death of his wife in 1973.Bowles died of heart failure in Tangier on November 18, 1999 His ashes were interred near the graves of his parents and grandparents in Lakemont, New York.
- 342 pages
- Sheltering sky
- Paul Bowles
- 16 March 2018 Paul Bowles