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Tangier : a literary guide for travellers

Author: Josh Shoemake
Publisher: London : I.B. Tauris, 2013.
Series: Literary guides for travellers.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An edge city, poised at the northernmost tip of Africa, just nine miles across the Strait of Gibraltar from Europe and overlooking both the Mediterranean and the Atlantic, Tangier is more than a destination, it is an escape, and the Interzone, as William Burroughs called it, has attracted spies, outlaws, outcasts and writers for centuries - men and women working out at the edge of literary forms, breaking through  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Josh Shoemake
ISBN: 9781780762760 1780762763
OCLC Number: 854907862
Description: 286 pages : illustrations, maps ; 21 cm.
Contents: List of illustrations --
Map --
Introduction : The Edge of the Known World --
The Port --
Tanger Plage-Malabata --
The Kasbah --
The Medina --
The Petit Socco --
The Grand Socco --
Dean's Bar-Hotel Minzah --
Gran Café de Paris-New Town --
Boulevard Pasteur --
Hotel Rembrandt-Villa Muniria --
The Marshan --
To Merkala Beach --
The Old Mountain --
San Francisco-Immeuble Itesa --
Iberia --
The New Mountain --
Cap Spartel-Caves of Hercules-Sidi Kacem --
Asilah and Larache --
Author Profiles --
Chronology --
Select Bibliography --
Index.
Series Title: Literary guides for travellers.
Responsibility: Josh Shoemake.

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This enthralling book captures the unconventional, multilayered story of literary Tangier and is a must-have for travellers, armchair adventurers and literature buffs, particularly aficionados of the  Read more...

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