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C gusto the bawdy adventures of a young expatriate writer his friends and the characters they meet in Paris in the 1930s Tropic of Cancer is now considered as Norman Mailer said one of the ten or twenty great novels of our centu. Considering I often found this virtually unreadable I m amazed I got to the end reading every word First published in 1934 when

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Tropic of Cancer

Now hailed as an American classic Tropic of Cancer Henry Miller’s masterpiece was banned as obscene in this country for twenty seven years after its first publication in Paris in 1934 Only a historic court ruling that changed. I got through the first 150 pages before I decided that life is too short to waste time reading books you hate Maybe I m not sm

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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 which chronicles with unapologeti. I am going to create a new goodreads bookshelf titled sausage party It will exist solely for Henry Miller


10 thoughts on “Tropic of Cancer

  1. says:

    So I was glancing through some of the reviews here and noticed that someone has totally disparaged this book because its “hero” is immoral It always bewilders me when people judge a book according to the moral judgment that they pass on its characters Like when I was looking at the reviews of John Updike’s Run Rabbit and saw a woman saying that she hated the book because Angstrom left his wife twice in the book I

  2. says:

    This may be the greatest book ever written This opening passage proves it I have no money no resources no hopes I am the

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    I got through the first 150 pages before I decided that life is too short to waste time reading books you hate Maybe I'm no

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    My fiction addictionHad lost all its frictionI needed raw meat but this new stuff was veggiePredictable safe and not bold tough and edgyI thought Tropic of CancerWould be the answerFor years it was bannedThroughout every landBut five c words per pageSuppressed masculine rageAnd tours of French pudendaWas his only agendaSo reading Henry MillerJust made me feel illerAnd illerAnd illerAnd iller

  5. says:

    I am going to create a new goodreads bookshelf titled sausage party It will exist solely for Henry Miller

  6. says:

    I feel like I have been reading this for a thousand yearsAfter reading Anais Nin's The Delta of Venus some months ago Miller appeared on my radar It seemed only natural to follow up her collection with something of his given their well known relationship Plus Tropic of Cancer Miller's semi autobiographical memoir from his time in

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    Reprinted from the Chicago Center for Literature and Photography cclapcentercom I am the original author of this essay as well as the owner of CCLaP; it is not being reprinted here illegally Sorry; the last paragraph today gets cut off a few sentences earlyThe CCLaP 100 In which I read for the first time a hundred so called classics then write reports on whether or not they deserve the labelBook #20 Tropic of

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    Considering I often found this virtually unreadable I'm amazed I got to the end reading every word First published in 1934 when undoubtedly it would have been shocking with its relentless lexicon of crude language including every racial slur out there and its insistence on referring to just about every woman as

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    Don't really have the enthusiasm to review this in depth so will be brief This was my second buddy read reading a chapter per week the fact Paris was the setting got the thumbs up from me before even turning a p

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    When I read this for the first time I thought the world was opening up and eating people I wanted to get drunk and go on a hooker spree to move to Paris and generally debauch for the rest of my 20'sThen I realized I kind of wanted to do all this anyways but with Miller's aid I could and even better I could disguise the whole thing as literary I struggled through Capricorn through The Books in My Life through a number of Miller's personal

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