The Sheltering Sky

The Sheltering Sky

Fiction & Poetry, Modern & Contemporary Fiction
Paperback Published on: 29/01/2004
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The Sheltering Sky
Unpredictable and exotic!
I finished reading this last night and I love it! The description of the dusty, North African places that Kit and Port visit is so vivid. You can really se... READ MORE
Lucy Folan at Derby

Synopsis

'The Sheltering Sky is a book about people on the edge of an alien space; somewhere where, curiously, they are never alone' Michael Hoffman. Port and Kit Moresbury, a sophisticated American couple, are finding it more than a little difficult to live with each other. Endeavouring to escape this predicament, they set off for North Africa intending to travel through Algeria - uncertain of exactly where they are heading, but determined to leave the modern world behind. The results of this casually taken decision are both tragic and compelling.

  • Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
  • ISBN: 9780141187778
  • Number of pages: 368
  • Weight: 269g
  • Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 21 mm

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