NONFICTION

The Great Railway Bazaar
The Old Patagonian Express
The Kingdom By The Sea
Sailing Through China
Sunrise With Seamonsters
The Imperial Way
Riding The Iron Rooster
To The Ends Of The Earth
The Happy Isles Of Oceania
The Pillars Of Hercules
Sir Vidia's Shadow
Fresh Air Fiend
Best American Travel Writing
Dark Star Safari
Ghost Train to the Eastern Star
The Tao of Travel
The Last Train to Zona Verde
Best American Travel Writing 2014

FICTION

Waldo
Fong And The Indians
Murder In Mount Holly
Girls At Play
Jungle Lovers
Sinning With Annie
Saint Jack
The Black House
The Family Arsenal
The Consul's File
Picture Palace
A Christmas Card
London Snow
World's End
The Mosquito Coast
The London Embassy
Half Moon Street
O-zone
The White Mans Burden
My Secret History
Chicago Loop
Millroy The Magician
My Other Life
Kowloon Tong
The Collected Short Novels
Hotel Honolulu
Nurse Wolf And Dr. Sacks
Stranger At The Palazzo D'Oro
Two Stars
Blinding Light
The Elephanta Suite
A Dead Hand
The Lower River
Mr. Bones

 
 

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The Collected Short Novels

Book Description
Paul Theroux is renowned for the range of his imaginative vision. In this collection of short novels which includes an early rarity and a recent, previously unpublished work - we encounter the full breadth of his fictional world: from a pair of post-adolescent malcontents hiding from their future to a vulnerable, aging stripper and single mom who finds God; from a soulless American lawyer who forgoes US citizenship for the sake of profit to a beautiful young academic who works as a researcher by day and an escort by night; and from a motley band of makeshift criminals to a set of identical twins fated to orchestrate their own self-destruction.

In London and Singapore, Puerto Rico, Massachusetts and Hawaii, Theroux's characters struggle with their intermediate, and often cruel destinies. Compulsively readable, full of tension and menace and with brilliant plot twists, this collection spanning the whole of Paul Theroux's career reaffirms his position as one of our great storytellers.

List of Included Stories:

Murder in Mount Holly The Greenest Island Dr. Slaughter Dr. DeMarr Bottom Feeders The Rat Room

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Publisher :
Penguin Books

Original Publish Date :
1998

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