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'"The Sheltering Sky" is a book about people on the edge of an alien space; somewhere where, curiously, they are never alone' - Michael Hoffman. Port ... Show synopsis

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  • 1. Trade paperback, Vintage Books USA, 1990

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    Description: Fair. No Jacket. Size: 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall; Vintage Trade...

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  • 2. Trade paperback, Ecco Press, 1998

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    Description: Very Good with no dust jacket. 0880015829. Famed novel of...

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  • 3. Hardcover, New Directions, 1949

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    Description: Good in good dust jacket. 318 p. 21 cm. New Directions, New York...

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  • 4. Hardcover, New Directions, 1949-01-01

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    Description: Very Good. New York: New Directions, 1949. First Edition, First...

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  • 5. Hardcover, New Directions, 1949

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    Description: Very Good. No Jacket. 8vo-over 7"-9" tall. 318 pp. tan...

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  • 7. Hardcover, John Lehmann, 1949

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  • 8. Hardcover, NEW DIRECTIONS., 1949

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  • 9. Hardcover, New Directions, 1949

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Reviews of The Sheltering Sky

Overall customer rating: 5.000
gnomey

Bleak

by gnomey on May 25, 2010

This book sticks with you for a long time after you've put it back on the shelf. Port and Kit are a bored married couple, travelling and looking to rekindle their earlier romance. They've brought their friend Tunner along, a seemingly strange choice for a romantic getaway. The strangest choice is ... More

andidextruss

Structurally experimental adventure

by andidextruss on Sep 30, 2007

As Tennessee Williams points out in the introduction, this novel is much more about atmosphere and cultural awareness than it is about character or plot. We are led to believe that the protagonist is a lonely, repressed man travelling with his ebullient wife in North Africa. However, partway through ... More

Zeugitai

Essential Reading

by Zeugitai on Sep 13, 2007

This novel owns a berth in the pantheon of great novels! Do yourself a favor and read it. More

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