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PDF ð BOOK Tangier City of the Dream FREE ✓ IAIN FINLAYSON ↠ No city in the world has uite the exotic allure of Tangier From the 17th century it has been a city of refuge and excitements a city where sex is cheap drugs are plentiful and a place where the outcasts of the world can breathe easily The golden He city were Jack Kerouac Allen Ginsberg and Ronnie Kray the unhappy Woolworth heiress Barbara Hutton Tennessee Williams Joe Orton Kenneth Halliwell Cecil Beaton Ned Rorem and Truman Capo The chapter on Paul The Sheltering Sky Bowles and his wife Jane Two Serious Ladies is superb Jane's demise is a particularly moving story and the conjugal arrangements of the two fascinating Worth reading for this chapter alone

Tangier City of the DreamHe city were Jack Kerouac Allen Ginsberg and Ronnie Kray the unhappy Woolworth heiress Barbara Hutton Tennessee Williams Joe Orton Kenneth Halliwell Cecil Beaton Ned Rorem and Truman Capo The chapter on Paul The Sheltering Sky Bowles and his wife Jane Two Serious Ladies is superb Jane's demise is a particularly moving story and the conjugal arrangements of the two fascinating Worth reading for this chapter alone

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Tangier: City of the Dream Ì Re the outcasts of the world can breathe easily The golden years of Tangier began after World War I and barely survived World War II Among those who sought sanctuary or inspiration from t Lots of great stories about the place I'm a fan of the Beats and it had a good section on Burroughs I hadn't realized just how popular it was for writers and artists EPUB ✓ City of the Dream ð Iain Finlayson

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Iain Finlayson ð Tangier: City of the Dream DOC No city in the world has uite the exotic allure of Tangier From the 17th century it has been a city of refuge and excitements a city where sex is cheap drugs are plentiful and a place whe Tangier is a fascinating book about the oddball city itself and the oddballs who have freuented it or lived there As an expatriate currently living in Oaxaca I understand well how truly cringeworthy we can be when we colonize another piece of paradise Because of its strategic location on the Straits of Gibraltar the uniue solution invented by the European powers was to make Tangier an international city a tax haven and what turned out to be an anything goes place of escape for the idle rich the misanthrope the criminal the writer and the artist All this in an otherwise strict Islamic State ruled from Fez by a corrupt Sultan The author Iain Finlayson is a brilliant writer himself which makes this book so much than it might have been in less skilled hands He lays the context for the series of ex pat travesties with his pungent history of the city its political and cultural conflicts and then moves into descriptions of the waves of writers who descended Paul and Jane Bowles William Burroughs and the Beats Truman Capote and Tennessee Williams Though this era is long gone my own fascination with the place has not lessened For now I content myself with excursions down the Boulevard Pasteur via Google maps