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Tropic of Cancer By Henry Miller

Tropic of Cancer
by Henry Miller

Written in 1934, this is a fictional autobiography of Miller's first months in Paris as a struggling writer. Its sexual explicitness was revolutionary for its time and brought Miller considerable notoriety.
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A penniless and as yet unpublished writer, Henry Miller arrived in Paris in 1930. Leaving behind a disintegrating marriage and an unhappy career in America, he threw himself into the low-life of Bohemian Paris with unwavering gusto. A fictional account of Miller's adventures amongst the prostitutes and pimps, the penniless painters and writers of Montparnasse, Tropic of Cancer is an extravagant and rhapsodic hymn to a world of unrivalled eroticism and freedom. Tropic of Cancer's 1934 publication in France was hailed by Samuel Beckett as 'a momentous event in the history of modern writing'. The novel was subsequently banned in the UK and the USA and not released for publication for a further thirty years.

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Sku
GOR001486614
Title
Tropic of Cancer
Author
Condition
Very Good
Binding type
Paperback
Publisher
HarperCollins Publishers
Year published
Number of pages
320
ISBN 10
0007115202
ISBN 13
9780007115204
Prizes
N/A
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