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


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
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



Sinning With Annie

Theroux’s world is delineated once again in these tales, whose settings and moods vary from the exotic to the familiar. The title story, set in India, is a wry commentary on the manners and morals of an arranged marriage. “A Love Knot,” about a young student from Calcutta living in Boston, suggests the infinite possibility of coincidence in human relationships. Other stories take place in Asia, Africa, eastern Europe, and Russia -- parts of the world where Theroux has lived and traveled.

Although distinguished by such diversity, the stories are bound together by a single thread -- the author’s tragicomic vision of the world. This vision, together with Theroux’s intelligence and ironic wit, enables him through his craft to transform situations into art.


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