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"The sky hides the night behind it, and shelters the people beneath from the horror that lies above." -- Paul Bowles
Paul Frederic Bowles (December 30, 1910 — November 18, 1999) was an American expatriate composer, author, and translator.Following a cultured middle-class upbringing in New York City, during which he displayed a talent for music and writing, Bowles pursued his education at the University of Virginia before making various trips to Paris in the 1930s. He studied music with Aaron Copland, and in New York wrote music for various theatrical productions, as well as other compositions. He achieved critical and popular success with the publication in 1949 of his first novel The Sheltering Sky, set in what was known as French North Africa, which he had visited in 1931.

In 1947 Bowles settled in Tangier, Morocco, and his wife, Jane Bowles followed in 1948. Except for winters spent in Sri Lanka (then known as Ceylon) during the early 1950s, Tangier was his home for the next fifty-two years, the remainder of his life.

Paul Bowles died in 1999 at the age of 88. His ashes are buried in Lakemont Cemetery in upstate New York.

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Total Books: 197
The Sheltering Sky
2018 - The Sheltering Sky [Chinese Edition] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9787559418371
ISBN-10: 7559418376
Genre: Literature & Fiction

The Delicate Prey Deluxe Edition And Other Stories
2015 - The Delicate Prey Deluxe Edition and Other Stories [Art of the Story] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780062393852
ISBN-10: 0062393855
Genre: Literature & Fiction

Taufe der Einsamkeit
2012 - Taufe Der Einsamkeit (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9783935890908
ISBN-10: 3935890907

La casa del ragno
2012 - La Casa Del Ragno (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9788807723179
ISBN-10: 8807723174
Genre: Literature & Fiction

Travels Collected Writings 19501993
2011 - Travels Collected Writings 19501993 (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780062067630
ISBN-10: 006206763X
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Travel

El cielo protector
2009 - El Cielo Protector [Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780061756856
ISBN-10: 0061756857
Genre: Literature & Fiction

El jefe TA Odutola El Ogbeni Oja de LjebuOde
2009 - El Jefe Ta Odutola El Ogbeni Oja De Ljebuode [Spanish Edition] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9788432243073
ISBN-10: 8432243078
Genre: Literature & Fiction

A Life Full of Holes A Novel Recorded and Translated by Paul Bowles
2008 - A Life Full of Holes a Novel Recorded and Translated By Paul Bowles [P.S.] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780061565298
ISBN-10: 0061565296
Genre: Literature & Fiction

National Currencies and Globalization Endangered Specie
2008 - National Currencies and Globalization Endangered Specie [Routledge/RIPE Studies in Global Political Economy] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780415774277
ISBN-10: 0415774276

Gesang der Insekten
2007 - Gesang Der Insekten (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9783442465637
ISBN-10: 344246563X

Regional Perspectives on Globalization
2007 - Regional Perspectives on Globalization [International Political Economy] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780230004665
ISBN-10: 0230004660

So mag er fallen
2006 - So Mag Er Fallen (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9783442463466
ISBN-10: 3442463467

Spider's House A Novel
2006 - Spider's House a Novel (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780061137037
ISBN-10: 0061137030
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 5/5 Stars.

The Stories of Paul Bowles
2006 - The Stories of Paul Bowles (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780061137044
ISBN-10: 0061137049
Genre: Literature & Fiction

Let It Come Down A Novel
2006 - Let It Come Down a Novel (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780061137396
ISBN-10: 0061137391
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 4.5/5 Stars.

Too Far from Home The Selected Writings of Paul Bowles
2006 - Too Far From Home the Selected Writings of Paul Bowles (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780061137402
ISBN-10: 0061137405
Genre: Literature & Fiction

Without Stopping An Autobiography
2006 - Without Stopping an Autobiography [Ecco] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780061137419
ISBN-10: 0061137413
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Literature & Fiction

Points in Time
2006 - Points in Time (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780061139635
ISBN-10: 0061139637
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Sports & Outdoors

2006 - Capitalism [INF] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780582506091
ISBN-10: 0582506093
Genres: Business & Money, History

Delicate Prey And Other Stories
2006 - Delicate Prey and Other Stories (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780061137341
ISBN-10: 0061137340
Genre: Literature & Fiction

Up Above the World A Novel
2006 - Up Above the World a Novel (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780061137358
ISBN-10: 0061137359
Genre: Literature & Fiction

2006 - Memorias De Un Nomada/ Whitout Stopping [Contemporanea - Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
2004 - The Spider's House [Peter Owen Modern Classics] (Paperback)
2004 - Pages From Cold Point and Other Stories [Peter Owen Modern Classics] (Paperback)
2003 - Paul Bowles on Music Includes the Last Interview with Paul Bowles [Roth Family Foundation Music in America Book] (Hardcover)
2000 - Let It Come Down [Penguin Modern Classics] (Paperback)
2000 - Their Heads Are Green [Peter Owen Modern Classic] (Paperback)
2000 - Up Above the World [Peter Owen Modern Classic] (Paperback)
2000 - Stories [Penguin Modern Classics] (Paperback)
1999 - Japan After the Economic Miracle in Search of New Directions [SOCIAL INDICATORS RESEARCH SERIES Volume 3] (Hardcover)
1994 - The Portable Paul and Jane Bowles [Viking Portable Library] (Paperback)
1992 - Spiders House [Abacus Books] (Paperback)
1991 - Pages From Cold Point [Abacus Books] (Paperback)
1986 - Spider's House [Arena Books] (Paperback)
Conversations with Paul Bowles [Literary Conversations Series] (Hardcover)
Miquel Barcelo Sekou [La Vue/Le Texte] (Paperback)
Tanger Vues Choisies [French Edition] (Hardcover)
Le Scorpion [nouvelles] (Paperback)
Tierra Caliente La [Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
Muy Lejos De Casa / Too Far From Home [Seix Barral Biblioteca Breve - Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
Memorias De Un Nomada [Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
Poemas 19261977 [Spanish Edition] (Paperback)