To the Ends of the Earth: The Selected Travels of Paul Theroux

To the Ends of the Earth: The Selected Travels of Paul Theroux

by Paul Theroux

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ISBN-13: 9780804111225
Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
Publication date: 04/28/1994
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 384
Sales rank: 787,468
Product dimensions: 4.30(w) x 6.90(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

Paul Theroux's highly acclaimed novels include Blinding Light, Hotel Honolulu, My Other Life, Kowloon Tong, and The Mosquito Coast. His renowned travel books include Ghost Train to the Eastern Star, Dark Star Safari, Riding the Iron Rooster, The Great Railway Bazaar, The Old Patagonian Express, and The Happy Isles of Oceania. He lives in Hawaii and on Cape Cod.

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To the Ends of the Earth: The Selected Travels of Paul Theroux 3.7 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Theroux's style of writing may appeal to others but I failed to find any literary value whatsoever. I really tried as travel stories appeal to my senses but this goes beyond worthless.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I have been reading Paul Theroux's travel books since The Great Railway Bazaar was first published. I have continued to read, re-read and read his travel books almost 30 years later. Descriptions of places are not the typical tourist sites or locales. They're places most of us will never see. Through Mr. Theroux's travels readers can gain a picture of so many different places. So many of those places aren't the same country on a map and certainly not the same politically. The people he encounters along the way just add to the locales.
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