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He is still fascinating; his writing has a uniquely arid atmosphere that matches his Moroccan subject matter perfectly.
Even when nothing especially horrific happens, the reader finds himself tense with expectation and breathing something like a sigh of relief.
Obviously I am a big fan and having this huge collection of short stories was something I had to have for my Paul Bowles collection.
Who am I to critique Paul Bowles? He elucidates his time and place with a clarity ranking up there with F Scott Fitzgerald. Read morePublished 12 months ago by dormouse3
Just didn't hold my interest. I could tell the stories were written by an amateur. Sorry I bought the book.Published 13 months ago by MLF
Book has some of Bowles' first stores and some of his best late ones. I have the kindle book so can't report on the quality of the paper book. Read morePublished 13 months ago by toilet guy
I take no issue with Bowles's writing style -- it's well-developed; I know he was a serious and accomplished writer -- but his subjects are disquieting. Read morePublished 14 months ago by Rebecca H. Lowndes
I return to Paul Bowles, having read him quite a while ago. He is still fascinating; his writing has a uniquely arid atmosphere that matches his Moroccan subject matter perfectly. Read morePublished 20 months ago by Rebecca Guy-Bauer
There are some real perennial gems in this collection. Exotic locales, spare prose, unsentimental and yet heart felt, these are stories I've come back to time and time again.Published 21 months ago by Wampuskat
Meets all my requirements. The book is just as described. I am quite happy with this hardcover. It's a keeper.Published 23 months ago by Amazon Customer
I wouldn't even give it 1 star....it was a very old book and was itemized as new....the pages were all yellow and very old... Read morePublished on December 27, 2012 by Kathleen Brown