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Paul Theroux

3.81 of 5 Votes: 4
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The Last Train to Zona Verde: My Ultimate African Safari (2013)
3.83 of 5 Votes: 5
review 1: If you have not read Paul Theroux before, his most recent travelogue, "The Last Train to Zona Verde" is not the best book with which to begin, as it's a valedictory of sorts. Better to start with the travelogue "Ghost Train to the Eastern Star," an account of his journey down the...
The Lower River (2000)
3.53 of 5 Votes: 1
review 1: OK, listen. I'm going to read more Theroux and there's a chance I might eat these four stars later, even though I sped through this book like a fevered dream and it made me think a lot. I'm going to read his non-fiction and try to figure out what this guy is about.Because here'...
De benedenrivier (2000)
3.53 of 5 Votes: 2
review 1: I have always admired Theroux as a novelist with certain qualifications. But this novel is first rate and is probably the best effort of his career. I enjoyed it without qualification. If one measurement of a novel's success is in noticing how few pages there are left in your per...
A Arte da Viagem (2011)
3.41 of 5 Votes: 4
review 1: Bring this book along, and enjoy to bits and pieces. Meant to be read over and over and over again. He has a style of writing that doesn't tire nor expire the thought and encapsulates what we expect to see in life through alliteration and other people's journeys in their lives, i...
Tao of Travel (2011)
3.55 of 5 Votes: 2
review 1: "A Arte da Viagem" não é um romance nem é o relato de uma viagem, é sim um aglomerado daquilo que os viajantes dizem das suas viagens. É um livro para se ir lendo, devagarinho, para ir absorvendo as frases ditas por quem foi, viu, esteve e sentiu.De acordo com Paul Theroux, estes...
The Tao of Travel. Paul Theroux (2011)
3.55 of 5 Votes: 1
review 1: A wonderful collection of travel pieces and excerpts by good writers, including Theroux himself, organized into thematic chapters, such as "The Pleasures of Railways," "Fears, Neuroses and Other Conditions," "Travel Wisdom of Evelyn Waugh," and "Everything is Edible Somewhere." ...
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