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S veins to counteract his feverish romanticism he might have crafted something like these odd vignettes about human frailty and cruelty The setting is a world where palm trees are like shiny green spiders where bats reel silently overhead in a jet black sky where a hot relentless wind blows across deserted plazas As Tobias Wolff writes in Esuire The Del. A superb collection of short stories I wouldn t call them horror and most are not even of the supernatural but these stories stirred up a definite sense of intrigue mystery and unease as I read them Even The Scorpion a really short story about an old woman who lived in a cave with a rather abrupt ending left me with a weird ueasy indescribable feeling I just could not stop reading and whenever I was away from it I wanted to get back to it as soon as possible The stories that stood out the most for me were Senor Ong and Senor Ha The Circular Valley and Pages from Co

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The Delicate Prey And Other Stories

Paul Bowles once said that a story should remain taut throughout like a piece of string That tense stretched tone is the key to this collection of 17 eerie tales by the author best known for The Sheltering Sky The Delicate Prey is dedicated For my mother who first read me the stories of Poe If Poe had lived in Mexico and he'd had ice water running in hi. 45 Bowles is a master of the creeping dread Some stories feel like a punch in the gut In others the punch never comes but you re still left waiting for it Not sure which is terrifying

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Icate Prey is in fact one of the most profound beautifully wrought and haunting collections in our literature Bowles's tales are at once austere witty violent and sensuous They move with the inevitability of myth His language has a purity of line a poise and authority entirely its own capable of instantly modulating from farce to horror without a ruffle. This book doesn t care if you live or die


10 thoughts on “The Delicate Prey And Other Stories

  1. says:

    The Delicate Prey and Other Stories Paul BowlesThe Delicate Prey and Other Stories is a collection of 17 stories written by Paul Bowles first pu

  2. says:

    45 Bowles is a master of the creeping dread Some stories feel like a punch in the gut In others the punch never comes but you're still left waiting for it Not sure which is terrifying

  3. says:

    The Delicate Prey yeah and they are but I had a feeling that if I could peak out of the corner of my eye when no one was looking that

  4. says:

    A superb collection of short stories I wouldn't call them horror and most are not even of the supernatural but these stories stirred up a definite sense of intrigue mystery and unease as I read them Even 'The Scorpion' a really short story about an old woman who lived in a cave with a rather abrupt ending left me with a weird ueas

  5. says:

    A few of them blend together in my memory but the best stories “Senor Ong and Senor Ha” “The Circular Valley” “The Fourth Day out from Santa Cruz” “Pages from Cold Point” “By the Water” and

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    and some of the things could never have been his if he had not purposely changed to fit themHe consoled himself by recalling that it is only in each man's own consciousness that the isolation exists; objectively man is al

  7. says:

    It was in an essay by Gore Vidal that I first encountered the name Paul Bowles many years ago At the time I was a teenager working in a small used bookstore where a large portion of my meager earnings wound up going right back to the store for books I asked the proprietor of the store if we had any books by Paul Bowles She pulled a volume from the shelf behind the counter saying “yes and it is a first edition” At t

  8. says:

    These stories are seriously messed up rife with ambuscading menace I was rather indifferent to The Sheltering Sky but these short stor

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    This book doesn't care if you live or die

  10. says:

    Bowles' prose is cold and elegant His themes are disculturation and dislingual anxiety A Distant Episode and The Scorpion stand as antitheses to the presumption of the necessity of Western modes of socialization and communication Ho

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