RARA-AVIS: Re: Mediterranean Books

From: chrisaschneider@earthlink.net
Date: 02 May 2004

Doug wrote:
> Maybe we should have a themed month of
> reading books with a Mediterranean or North
> African setting (I suppose it would depend on
> how many titles we could come up with).
> Highsmith's "Tremor of Forgery" is set in Tunisia.

Perhaps some Paul Bowles? He uses North African settings, and he certainly does have a gift for the grueseome.

One of the three novels in the Library of America collection -- "The Sheltering Sky," "Let It Come Down," "The Spider's House" -- would be my suggestion.


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