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8 edition of A Distant Episode found in the catalog.

A Distant Episode

by Paul Bowles

  • 19 Want to read
  • 24 Currently reading

Published by Harper Perennial .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Modern fiction,
  • Short Stories (single author),
  • Fiction - General,
  • Fiction,
  • Fiction / Short Stories (single author),
  • Morocco,
  • Short stories

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages368
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8132613M
    ISBN 100880015012
    ISBN 109780880015011

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First published in and set some time that same decade, it follows a linguistics professor, believed to be of French origin, who travels “the warm country,” a non-specific North African state, to meet a friend and study the local I first came across this book while reading Francine Prose's "Reading Like a Writer." She provided a short excerpt from "A Distant Episode" and I was intrigued.

That particular story - the first in this collection selected by Bowles - was perhaps the most arresting, but they were all  › Books › Literature & Fiction › Short Stories & Anthologies. A Distant Episode (Penguin Modern Classics) (English Edition) eBook: Bowles, Paul: : Kindle Store   Bowles, who has lived in Tangier, Morocco, for decades, is not only a writer's writer, to whom homage and tribute is regularly paid; by now he's almost a cult figure.

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