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Delicate Prey

And Other Stories

by Paul Bowles

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  • 39 Currently reading

Published by Harper Perennial .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages320
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7288532M
ISBN 100061137340
ISBN 109780061137341
OCLC/WorldCa149630654

  ''Delicate Prey'' was inspired by the writing of James Baldwin and Paul Bowles. It takes its title from a book of short stories in which Mr. Bowles writes, typically, of jaded, empty. The links beside each book title will take you to Amazon, who I feel are the best online retailer for books where you can read more about the book, or purchase it. Please note that as an Amazon Associate, I earn money from qualifying purchases.

Editions for The Delicate Prey and Other Stories: (Paperback published in ), (Paperback published in ), (Paperba Cited by: 7. Norton were the company to publish the hard back, but he felt like the company let him down because they didn’t do much to promote the book. He then contacted Bentham Books, who published the paperback and it was much more successful. Charlton Heston. In , the book was made into a tv series staring Charlton Heston and Danny Glover.

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