About this book
Trade paperback. Reissue of Bowles's only novel, now considered a classic, to tie in with the centenary of the birth of her husband, Paul Bowles. With a introduction by Paul Bowles, and a memoir by Truman Capote, the novel was first published in 1943 and draws on the experiences of the Bowles's honeymoon.
A tale of two extraordinary heroines - Christina Goering, a wealthy spinster in pursuit of sainthood, and Frieda Copperfield, who finds a home from home in a Panama brothel.
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