Sunrise with Seamonsters

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 1986 - Literary Collections - 384 pages
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This collection of decidedly opinionated articles, essays, and ruminations, by the author of "My Other Life" and "Kowloon Tong," transports the reader not only to exotic, unexpected places in the world but also into the thoughts, reading, and emotions of the writer himself. Over the course of two decades, Paul Theroux gathers people, places, and ideas and "serves as both the camera and the eye, and both the details and the illusions are developed with brilliance" ( "Time" ).
 

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A collection of published articles, book introductions and personal reflections written between 1964 and 1984.. Each quite short, entertaining, and responsible for the addition of multiple titles to my book collection. Read full review

Contents

Introduction
1
Winter in Africa 1965
15
Tarzan is an Expatriate 1967
31
Seven Burmese Days 1970
48
The Killing of Hastings Banda 1971
63
Lord of the Ring 1971
76
S Naipaul 1971 and 198z
91
Malaysia 1973
106
The Orient Express 1978 182
182
High School Reunion 1979
185
John McEnroe Jr 1979 2 06
2-9
The Past Recaptured 1980 2 2 9
2-33
Easy Money Patronage 1981 2 59
2-61
Mapping the World 1981 2 78
2-78
Summertime on the Cape 1981 2 97
2-97
Making Tracks to Chittagong 1983
313

The Night Ferry to Paris 1975 12 3
123
An English Visitor 1976
136
Homage to Mrs Robinson 1977 152
152
A Circuit of Corsica 1977
166
Introducing Jungle Lovers 1984 32 8
329
Sunrise with Seamonsters 1984
346
Afterword
363
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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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