The Delicate Prey by Paul Bowles
And Other Stories

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Exemplary stories that reveal the bizarre, the disturbing, the perilous, and the wise in other civilizations -- from one of America's most important writers of the twentieth century.

 

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Paul Bowlesis a graduate of the London School of Economics and is currently affiliated with universities in China, Mexicoand Canada. He has had a long-standing interest in capitalism and its evolution, recently doing research on the issue of "globalisation." He has published widely on both globalisation and East Asian development and has also been involved in a project looking at economic reform in China. Halpern teaches in the graduate writing program at Columbia University.
 
Published November 1, 2011 by Harper Perennial. 320 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Horror, Biographies & Memoirs, Political & Social Sciences. Fiction

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Following The Sheltering Sky, which caused a literary furor and had a popular success as well last spring, this is a collection of short stories in which a rarefied, ""twittering machine"" brutality is coupled with a tactile sense of place and atmosphere for a group of characters in unmercifully ...

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