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The Dream at the End of the World

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The Dream at the End of the World: Paul Bowles and the Literary Renegades in Tangier

type:
Book
Current Status:
In Season
author:
Michelle Green
publisher:
HarperCollins
genre:
War, Nonfiction

We gave it an A

The Dream at the End of the World is a smartly written account of post-World War II expatriate Tangier. Michelle Green evokes the artists and socialites who, with Paul Bowles as their polestar, flocked to Morocco in the ’50s and ’60s for the abundant drugs, seedy exoticism, and erotic attractions. This is the first overview of the Bohemian boomtown where, it was said, ”nothing is true, everything is permitted.” A