Tropic of Cancer (Harper Perennial Modern Classics)

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Miller’s groundbreaking first novel, banned in Britain for almost thirty years.A penniless and as yet unpublished writer, Henry Miller arrived in Paris in 1930. Leaving behind a disintegrating marriage and an unhappy career in America, he threw himse ...Continua
Ha scritto il 24/03/14
molto forte, a tratti pulp, ma niente a che vedere con Bukowsky ; Miller quando vuole scrive egregiamente. E' che a tratti sembra poco autentico, come se fosse troppo concentrato a provocare, troppo ossessionato dalla fica, e poco sullo sviluppo del...Continua
Clara Firrincieli
Ha scritto il 10/11/13

non trovo parole per descriverlo...da leggere prima di morire...anzi prima possibile!!!

Ha scritto il 15/02/11
best English-language novel ever

What a beautiful author!

Ha scritto il 11/03/08

A few chapters in, I got the distinct feeling that all the whorish phraseology was nothing more than a child's attempt to see just how far they could push their parents.

Ha scritto il 29/08/07

one of the few books that i actually abandoned... didn't find it too amusing.. then again, it could just be me.

Ha scritto il Feb 24, 2009, 05:55
Walking toward Montparnasse I decided to let myself drift with the tide, to make not the least resistance to fate, no matter in what form it presented itself. Nothing that had happened to me thus far had been sufficient to destroy me; nothing had bee...Continua
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Ha scritto il Feb 13, 2009, 10:38
"La vita - dice Emerson - è fatta di ciò che l'uomo pensa tutto il giorno. Se è così, allora la mia vita non è altro che un enorme intestino. Tutto il giorno io non penso ad altro che al cibo; non solo: me lo sogno di notte".
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Ha scritto il Jan 17, 2009, 21:13
(in a concert) The man next to me is sleeping soundly. He looks like a broker, with his big paunch and his waxed mustache. I like him thus. I like especially that big paunch and all that went into the making of it. Why shouldn't he sleep soundly? If...Continua
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Ha scritto il Jan 17, 2009, 21:08
My mind is curiously alert; it's as though my skull had a thousand mirrors inside it. My nerves are taut, vibrant! the notes are like glass balls dancing on a million jets of water. I've never been to a concert before on such an empty belly. Nothing...Continua
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Ha scritto il Jan 17, 2009, 06:46
"Life," said Emerson, "consists in what a man is thinking all day." If that be so, then my life if nothing but a big intestine. I not only think about food all day, but I dream about it at night.But I don't ask to go back to America, to be put in dou...Continua
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