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Tropic of Capricorn

Tropic of Capricorn

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Banned in America for almost thirty 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 exploits, ...more

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Henry Miller sought to reestablish the freedom to live without the conventional restraints of civilization. His books are potpourris of sexual description, quasi-philosophical speculation, reflection on literature and society, surrealistic imaginings, and autobiographical incident.

After living in Paris in the 1930s, he returned to the United States and settled in Big Sur, Calif. Miller's first two works, Tropic of Cancer (Paris, 1934) and Tropic of Capricorn (Paris,