Tropic of Cancer
Now hailed as an American classic, Tropic of Cancer, Henry Miller's masterpiece, was banned as obscene in this country for 27 years after its publication in Paris in 1934. Only a historic court ruling that changed American cesorship standards permitted the publication of this first volume of Miller's famed mixture of memoir and fiction, which chronicles with unapologetic gusto the bawdy adventures of a young expatriate writer, his friends, and the characters they meet in Paris in the 1930s.
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Review: Tropic of CancerUser Review - Brandon Pytel - Goodreads
This book, which surely inspired the likes of Keroauc and the rest of the beats, was a combination of so many things: stories, memoirs, essays. Miller succeeds in capturing the essence of Paris ... Read full review
Review: Tropic of CancerUser Review - Johanna Descoins - Goodreads
Tropic of Cancer is beautifully written given that most of its subject matter is pretty hideous. Miller is clearly a poet, and even some of his more disgusting observations were rendered in truly ... Read full review