By Henry Miller
Aller Retour New York is really classic Henry Miller, written in the course of his such a lot artistic interval, between Tropic of Cancer (1934) and Tropic of Capricorn (1939). Miller regularly stated that his most sensible writing used to be in his letters, and this unbuttoned missive to his pal Alfred Perlès isn't just his longest (nearly eighty pages!) yet his best—an exuberant, rambling, episodic, funny account of his stopover at to big apple in 1935 and go back to Europe aboard a Dutch send. regardless of its excessive reputation between Miller devotees, Aller Retour New York has by no means been effortless to discover. It was once first introduced out in Paris in 1935 in a constrained variation, and a moment version, “Printed for personal movement Only,” used to be issued within the usa ten years later. it's now to be had in paperback as a Revived smooth vintage, with an creation by way of George Wickes that illuminates the folks and private conditions which inform Aller Retour long island.
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