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Tangier: A Literary Guide for Travellers

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An edge city, poised at the northernmost tip of Africa, just nine miles across the Strait of Gibraltar from Europe and overlooking both the Mediterranean and the Atlantic, Tangier is more than a destination, it is an escape, and the Interzone, as William Burroughs called it, has attracted spies, outlaws, outcasts and writers for centuries - men and women working out at the ...more
Hardcover, 288 pages
Published May 30th 2013 by I.B. Tauris
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`Tangier doesn't make a man disintegrate but it does attract people who are going to disintegrate anyway' Paul Bowles

Eyes wide open, promises kept. After reading Josh Shoemake's debut novel, this reviewer wrote the following: `The talent inherent in Josh Shoemake is staggering. If this novel PLANET WILLIE is indicative of what we can expect from this young, movie star handsome writer then watch out! The literary world could just be set back on its heels. This is experimental writing at its fines
I loved this little, yet dense book with a lot of quotes from different writers who dearly describe this magical land. Tangier is the only place in the world that makes me wish I were a man for a few days, so I could go there to visit with no fears.
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