Paul Bowles was born in 1910 and studied music with composer Aaron Copland before moving toTangier, Morocco, with his wife, Jane. He remained in Morocco, and- it served as the inspiration for The Sheltering Sky, which waspublished in 1949. It was followed by TheDelicate Prey, Let It Come Down, The Spider'sHouse and Without Stopping, a memoir thatdescribes his legendary associations with members of the Beat Generation. Bowles's prolific career included many musical compositions, collections of short fiction, and books of traveland poetry and translations.--This text refers to the Paperback edition.
An exotic locale. An American couple with marital problems. A mysterious death. A friendship with a strange local couple. Sex. Drugs. Death. Very strange. Very well-crafted. Read morePublished on April 8 2001 by Daniel Olivas