Paul Bowles' novels are often set in Northern Africa where he settled with his wife, Jane, in the late 1940s. They investigate the sometimes tragic consequences of dislocation from one's own cultural context; in "The Sheltering Sky", for example, a husband/wife/friend trio set out on a journey throug
Les Chants de Maldoror is based around a character called Maldoror, a figure of unrelenting evil who has forsaken God and mankind. The book combines an obscene and violent narrative with vivid and often surrealistic imagery.
In 1917, French writer Philippe Soupault discovered a copy of "Les Chan
Queen are an English rock band formed in 1970 in London by guitarist Brian May, singer Freddie Mercury and drummer Roger Taylor, with bassist John Deacon joining the following year. Queen rose to prominence during the 1970s and are one of Britain's most successful bands of the past three decades.