Travels: Collected Writings, 1950-1993 (Paperback)

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Inmore than forty essays and articles that range from Paris to Ceylon, Thailand to Kenya, and, of course, Morocco, the great twen-tieth-century American writer encapsulates his long and full life, and sheds light on his brilliant fiction. Whether hes recalling the cold-water artists flats of Pariss Left Bank or the sun-worshipping eccentrics of Tangier, Paul Bowles imbues every piece with a deep intelligence and the acute perspective of his rich experience of the world. Woven throughout are photographs from the renowned authors private archive, which place him, his wife, the writer Jane Bowles, and their many friends and compatriots in the landscapes his essays bring so vividly to life.

With an introduction by Paul Theroux and a chronology by Daniel Halpern

About the Author


Winner of the ASCAP Deems-Taylor Award for music criticism, Timothy Mangan is classical music critic for the "Orange County Register. "Irene Herrmann is Lecturer in Music at the University of California, Santa Cruz, and the executrix of the Paul Bowles music estate.

Praise For…


“Bowles [is] a writer of power and precision… [TRAVELS] reads like a fable and makes one want to follow in his footsteps.”
-Boston Globe

Product Details
ISBN: 9780062067630
ISBN-10: 006206763X
Publisher: Ecco Press
Publication Date: August 23rd, 2011
Pages: 512
Language: English