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The Dream at the End of the World Paul Bowles and the Literary Renegades in Tangier doc Ã Ç A senior writer for People magazine offers a remarkable group portrait of incredible figures who congregated during the 1950s and '60s in Tangiers In this mesmerizing account Green explores decadenA senior writer for People magazine offers a remarkable group portrait of incredible figures who congregated during the 1950s and '60s in Tangiers In Paul Bowles may not be compelling enough by himself to bother reading a full biography of him though several exist so best to get your dose in this general book which covers his wife Jane in almost as much detail as Paul and gives appropriate time to the other characters in the Tangier constellationAnd uite a constellation it was drug pioneers boy lovers fraudsters cock hungry exile countesses on and on Of course the party started going downhill as soon as Tangier became an un independent part of Morocco in the late 1950s Muslims taking charge always throws a wet blanket on thingsPlenty of good William Burroughs anecdotes something I always enjoyBowles's rationalization for living in Morocco in the early 1960s sounds just like what I say about Seattle The only way to live in Morocco now is to remember constantly that the world outside is still repulsiveI've read The Sheltering Sky but alas Bowles seemed to suffer from Woody Allen disease making the same thing over and over so I doubt I'll read any of his stuff

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Iam Burroughs Jack Kerouac Allen Ginsburg and Tennessee Williams and explains its hold as a deliciously depraved version of Eden 16 page photo insert An exotic locale and even exotic personalities give this book the foundation to entertain It piued my curiosity to read writings from the literary renegades from that time period Ginsberg Kerouac and Bowles too to name a few Green did an outstanding job in making the book read like a juicy gossip column

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The Dream at the End of the World Paul Bowles and the Literary Renegades in TangierThis mesmerizing account Green explores decadent Tangiers as the source of inspiration and madness for such remarkable writers as Truman Capote Will This is a uniue historybiography of some of the notorious artists and other sorts in Morocco mostly in Tangier that centers around Paul Bowles and his wife Jane as well as others such as Truman Capote William S Burroughs Libby Holman etc This book is an excellent read for those of you who like books that give intimate insights to some of the great artists and others and their fatal attraction to Tangier I would recommend this book to people who are interested in history scandal addiction and culture