Big Sur And The Oranges Of Hieronymus Bosch - Paperback
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by Henry Miller
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Whence Henry Miller's title for this, one of his most appealing books; first published in 1957, it t...ells the story of Miller's life on the Big Sur, a section of California coast where he lived for fifteen years.
Big Sur is the portrait of a place one of the most colorful in the U.S. and of the extraordinary people Miller knew there: writers (and writers who didn't write), mystics seeking truth in meditation (and the not-so-saintly looking for sex-cults or celebrity), sophisticated children and adult innocents; geniuses, cranks and the unclassifiable.
Henry Miller writes with a buoyancy and brimming energy that are infectious. He has a fine touch for comedy. But this is also a serious book the testament of a free spirit who has broken through the restraints and cliches of modern life to find within himself his own kind of paradise.
- Format : Paperback
- ISBN-10 : 0811201074
- ISBN-13 : 9780811201070