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The Collected Stories

By: Theroux, Paul

Price: $21.50

Publisher: New York, Viking Adult: 1997

Edition: First American Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 18546

ISBN: 0670861278

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


Light edge wear to dustjacket ; A bright, solid book dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped.; 9.10 X 6.40 X 2 inches; 660 pages; "Written over a period of twenty-five years, the more than sixty stories in this volume are funny and sardonic, sensuous and evocative, streaked with terror and cruelty. Richly varied in tone and subject -- ghost story, murder mystery, sexual farce, political satire, culture-clash parable -- all glow with Paul Theroux's intelligence, elegance, and ironic wit; with his marvelous sense of place; with his ear for dialogue; and with his tragicomic vision.Theroux's canvas str... View more info

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The Last Train to Zona Verde My Ultimate African Safari

By: Theroux, Paul

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland & Stewart: 2013

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16705

ISBN: 0771085095

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped. ; Maps; 9.25 X 6.14 X 1.57 inches; 353 pages; "Theroux first came to Africa as a twenty-two-year-old Peace Corps volunteer, and the pull of the vast land never left him. Now he returns, after fifity years on the road, to explore the little-travelled territory of western Africa and to take stock both of the place and of himself." View more info