"Paul Bowles." Morocco Local Custom Tip by Bjorgvin

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The American writer and music composer Paul Bowles (1910-1999) lived for more than 40 years in Tangiers and other places in Morocco.
His first novel The Sheltering Sky (1949) became a best-seller and was made into a film by Bernardo Bertolucci in 1991 (John Malkovich and Debra Winger). Other novels include Let It Come Down (1952) and The Spider's House (1955). In 1972 his autobiography 'Without Stopping' was published. His latest novel was Too Far from Home (1992). He also wrote poems, short stories and a selection of his letters was published in the volume In Touch by Flamingo.

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  • Updated Aug 24, 2002
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