Sheltering Sky

by | Editor: Vintage
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The story of three American travelers adrift in the cities and deserts of North Africa after World War II examines the way Americans apprehend an alien culture and the way their incomprehension destroys them.
Vouvoltar
Ha scritto il 25/03/15
A really fascinating book. A genuine account of foreigners visiting north Africa during the forties, the contrasts and gaps, the overwhelming nature that is ruling and absorbing their lives in its cycle. I wonder what the reactions were when the nove...Continua
cristina
Ha scritto il 18/07/14

Better than the film.

Chase Insteadman...
Ha scritto il 29/09/10

The desert, the north-west african setting that much resembles *my* Morocco and the English speaking expats: a mix of explosive attraction to me; for this book as well as for the Bertolucci's film.

Nat
Ha scritto il 26/06/07

one of my favorite books ever.


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