Obelisk Trilogy
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  • 1
    Tropic of Cancer | Henry Miller

    Tropic of Cancer

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 1 min)
    • By Henry Miller
    • Narrated By Campbell Scott
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    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 first publication in Paris in 1943. Only a historic court ruling that changed American censorship standards, ushering in a new era of freedom and frankness in modern literature, permitted the publication of this first volume of Miller's famed mixture of memoir and fiction.

    A madman who dances with lightening in his hands

    “When into the womb of time everything is again withdrawn chaos will be restored and chaos is the score upon which reality is written.”

    This..Show More »

    Reviewed on November 11 2012 by Darwin8u (Mesa, AZ, United States)
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    Tropic of Capricorn | Henry Miller

    Tropic of Capricorn

    • UNABRIDGED (12 hrs and 29 mins)
    • By Henry Miller
    • Narrated By Campbell Scott
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    Banned in America for almost 30 years because of its explicit sexual content, this companion volume to Miller's Tropic of Cancer chronicles his life in 1920s New York City. Famous for its frank portrayal of life in Brooklyn's ethnic neighborhoods and Miller's outrageous sexual expolits, Tropic of Capricorn is now considered a cornerstone of modern literature.

    There's only one Henry Miller.

    This book ties into the same energy I've felt listening to Bob Dylan. It touches that frustration with life that everybody must surely have felt at o..Show More »

    Reviewed on June 05 2009 by Jay (Carlsbad, CA, USA)