"It stands head and shoulders above most other novels published in English since World War II." -- --The New Republic
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One of my favorite novels. As streamlined, full of surprises and action as any thrilled, but with a deft, incisive voice. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Conan
In pre-WWII a relatively affluent American couple travels in remote areas of Morocco. The descriptions of people, places and emotions felt flat. Read morePublished 2 months ago by susan
I read The Sheltering Sky because the movie is one of my all time favorites. Turned out the movie followed the book very closely except for a bit near the end. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Pat Holl
“How fragile we are under the sheltering sky. Behind the sheltering sky is a vast dark universe, and we're just so small. Read morePublished 4 months ago by W Perry Hall
The Sheltering Sky is the story of a pretentious and self-absorbed American couple, Port and Kit (Katherine) Moresby, who set out with a mutual friend, Tunner, on an existential... Read morePublished 4 months ago by Ranger
The introduction says that an editor initially rejected this book because it's "not a novel", which, in terms of story structure, is true. Read morePublished 5 months ago by NB
I came across Paul Bowles after reading a book by his wife, Jane, which I read because Tennessee Williams called her his favorite playwright. Read morePublished 5 months ago by SIOUX TURNOYWARFIELD