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  • National Currencies and Globalizationby Paul Bowles

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 49.95

    Globalization and money - two concepts inextricably linked. In many ways the speed with which financial resources traverse the globe, the opportunities which this provides for the efficient allocation of resources, the possibilities which this creates for financial crises and traders who act as agents removed from the concerns of national citizens... more...

  • The Stories of Paul Bowlesby Paul Bowles

    HarperCollins 2010; US$ 13.99

    The short fiction of American literary cult figure Paul Bowles is marked by a unique, delicately spare style, and a dark, rich, exotic mood, by turns chilling, ironic, and wry?possessing a symmetry between beauty and terror that is haunting and ultimately moral. In "Pastor Dowe at Tecaté," a Protestant missionary is sent to a faraway place where his... more...

  • Travelsby Paul Bowles

    HarperCollins 2011; US$ 13.99

    ?Bowles is at his best when writing about places. He can evoke a place with a few sure strokes.? ? New York Times ?His work is art. At his best, Bowles has no peer.? ? Time Travels is a thrilling anthology of the travel writings of Paul Bowles, author of the era-defining post-war novel The Sheltering Sky . The acclaimed essays in Travel ?never... more...

  • The Sheltering Skyby Paul Bowles

    HarperCollins 2011; US$ 12.99

    The Sheltering Sky is a landmark of twentieth-century literature. In this intensely fascinating story, Paul Bowles examines the ways in which Americans' incomprehension of alien cultures leads to the ultimate destruction of those cultures. A story about three American travelers adrift in the cities and deserts of North Africa after World War II,... more...

  • The Delicate Preyby Paul Bowles

    HarperCollins 2011; US$ 12.99

    Exemplary storles that reveal the blzarre, the dlsturblng, the perllous, and the wlse ln other clvlllzatlons -- from one of Amerlca's most lmportant wrlters of the twentleth century. more...

  • Let it Come Downby Paul Bowles

    HarperCollins 2011; US$ 12.99

    In Let It Come Down , Paul Bowles plots the doomed trajectory of Nelson Dyar, a New York bank teller who comes to Tangier in search of a different life and ends up giving in to his darkest impulses. Rich in descriptions of the corruption and decadence of the International Zone in the last days before Moroccan independence, Bowles's second novel is... more...

  • The Spider's Houseby Paul Bowles

    HarperCollins 2011; US$ 12.99

    Set in Fez, Morocco, during that country's 1954 nationalist uprising, The Spider's House is perhaps Paul Bowles's most beautifully subtle novel, richly descriptive of its setting and uncompromising in its characterizations. Exploring once again the dilemma of the outsider in an alien society, and the gap in understanding between cultures?recurrent... more...

  • Travelsby Paul Bowles

    Sort Of Books 2010; US$ 13.11

    PAUL BOWLES was one of the great twentieth-century American writers, author of the defining post-war novel, The Sheltering Sky. His novels are established classics but here is something new ? his collected travel writing, spanning nearly fifty years. TRAVELS includes more than forty articles, ranging from Paris to Ceylon, Thailand, Kenya and Morocco... more...

  • Capitalismby Paul Bowles

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 30.99

    Will capitalism destroy us or liberate us? Capitalism stands unrivalled as the economic system of our times. Since the collapse of the Soviet bloc, the world has become a stage for capital, and yet despite this dominance, capitalism is still not well-understood. This is a guide to thinking about capitalism, both as an ideology and as an economic... more...

  • Everything is Niceby Jane Bowles; Paul Bowles

    Sort Of Books 2012; US$ 13.11

    Definitive edition of stories, with a biographical note and photos THIS NEW COLLECTION gathers together all of Jane Bowles?s fictional work (except her novel, Two Serious Ladies). It includes all of her stories, her plays, the excised sections of Two Serious Ladies (which was originally Three Serious Ladies), fragments of two unfinished novels (Out... more...