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Henry Miller
   wrote   
Tropic of Cancer
Led to an obscenity trial that was one of several that tested American laws on pornography in the 1960s. While famous for its frank and often graphic depiction of sex, the book is also widely regarded as an important masterpiece of 20th C literature. Time magazine included the novel in its TIME 100 Best English-language Novels from 1923 to 2005.
Mexico, Algeria, India, Cuba
   are all   
Countries on the Tropic of Cancer
Tropic of Cancer (Miller)
   was banned by   
The U.S.A.
Banned in the US in the 1930s until the early 1960s, seized by US customs for sexually explicit content and vulgarity. The rest of Miller's work was also banned by the United States. Also banned in South Africa until the late 1980s.
Tropic of Cancer (Miller)
   was banned by   
South Africa
Banned in the US in the 1930s until the early 1960s, seized by US customs for sexually explicit content and vulgarity. The rest of Miller's work was also banned by the United States. Also banned in South Africa until the late 1980s.
Tropic of Cancer
   begins   
I Am Living at the Villa Borghese.
Henry Miller
Tropic of Cancer
   ends   
"The Hills Gently Girdle It About: Its Course is Fixed."
Henry Miller






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