Let It Come Down: A Novel

October 31, 2006|
Let It Come Down: A Novel by Paul Bowles
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In Let It Come Down, Paul Bowles plots the doomed trajectory of Nelson Dyar, a New York bank teller who comes to Tangier in search of a different life and ends up giving in to his darkest impulses. Rich in descriptions of the corruption and decadence of the International Zone in the last days before Moroccan independence, Bowles''s second novel is an alternately comic and horrific account of a descent into nihilism.

Paul Bowles was born in 1910 and studied music with composer Aaron Copland before moving to Tangier, Morocco. A devastatingly imaginative observer of the West''s encounter with the East, he is the author of four highly acclaimed novels:The Sheltering Sky,Let It Come Down,The Spider''s House, andUp Above the World. In addition to being ...
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Title:Let It Come Down: A Novel
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:304 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.69 in
Shipping dimensions:304 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.69 in
Published:October 31, 2006
Publisher:HarperCollins
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780061137396

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