Item #6922 THE SHELTERING SKY. Paul Bowles.


New York: Vintage Books, 1990. First Vintage International Edition. Item #6922

First Printing. Octavo (20cm); pictorial card wrappers; [xii],335,[5]pp. Tiny creases to corners on front wrapper, some pinpoint wear to extremities; Near Fine. Bowles's first novel, following a trio of Americans who travel deep into the Sahara desert after the conclusion of World War II, who embark seeking different things, but ultimately find only deception, despair, and death. Basis for Bernardo Bertolucci's 1990 film of the same name, starring John Malkovitch, Debra Winger, and Campbell Scott.

Price: $25.00

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