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This is a wonderful, disturbing novel. It makes you part of a world and a set of characters you'd probably not choose to wander around with. Read morePublished 4 days ago by MarkSteele
Wandering in North Africa because Europe was too depressing after the war, 3 Americans avoid finding themselves. Read morePublished 17 days ago by Reader in the Caribbean
Bowles could have written a beautiful book. His descriptive prose is lyrical and invocative, and ought to have been a reader's feast. Read morePublished 1 month ago by James Arbuckle
What the hell was this that I just read? The Sheltering Sky disguises its pretentious, self-absorbed characters as existentialist travelers exploring North... Read more
In a land so foreign in brutal conditions, far removed from the American idea of civilization and comfort, forces one to reach down to the bottom and beyond of one's mind.Published 1 month ago by Satoko O.
After reading a great deal of pulp and adolescent science fiction, I decided to read some serious literature again. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Walter Stanley
Haven't finished reading this excellent book. "The Sheltering Sky" and two other Bowles novels are squished into the hardback I'd begun, so I switched to this easier to... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Terry Schiller
absolutely my favorite movie; the appearances by author Paul Bowles provide unique philosophical perspective on the story.Published 3 months ago by Dr. Bill Kent