[Novel] The Sheltering Sky (Paul Bowles)

the sheltering sky

book

A novel about a couple that bit a bit more than it could chew by figuring money was all they needed to survive in the alien culture of Morocco.

Positive:
Negative:
Exotic setting
Predictable narrative
Interesting, profound characters
Never gets particularly exciting
A relatively engaging plot
Enlightening on Morocco culture in early 20th century
Thought-provoking on cultural disconnect
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