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Review: Riding the Iron Rooster

User Review  - Goodreads

Because this book was written not long after the Cultural Revolution ended, it is more about politics, people, and beliefs than other books I've read by Paul Theroux - not a bad thing, but a little ... Read full review

Review: Riding the Iron Rooster

User Review  - Katie - Goodreads

Because this book was written not long after the Cultural Revolution ended, it is more about politics, people, and beliefs than other books I've read by Paul Theroux - not a bad thing, but a little ... Read full review

Review: Riding the Iron Rooster: By Train Through China

User Review  - Tom Nailor - Goodreads

As much a travel-book as it is a study of China's people, places, and psyche, this is one of Theroux's best (in terms of his nonfiction at least). Focusing on such mundane things as the food and such ... Read full review

Review: Riding the Iron Rooster: By Train Through China

User Review  - Max Potthoff - Goodreads

Paul Theroux is kind of an asshole, but he is also hilarious. Like other readers, at about halfway through this book finishing became more of a challenge to myself than an enjoyable enterprise ... Read full review

Review: Riding the Iron Rooster

User Review  - Barry Bailey - Goodreads

A wonderful book - I think you should read it. But I'll let the book recommend itself. Page 402: "We are all Chinese brothers," Mr Wei said. "Then why the trenches and foxholes?" "Because sometimes ... Read full review

Review: Riding the Iron Rooster

User Review  - Goodreads

A wonderful book - I think you should read it. But I'll let the book recommend itself. Page 402: "We are all Chinese brothers," Mr Wei said. "Then why the trenches and foxholes?" "Because sometimes ... Read full review

Review: Riding the Iron Rooster: By Train Through China

User Review  - Apryl Anderson - Goodreads

(22.12.1993), Often obnoxious, but he is braver and able to go where few Americans have gone before. There are so many similarities to the Koreans here. A reminder that I must document my stay here! Read full review

Review: Riding the Iron Rooster: By Train Through China

User Review  - Martac - Goodreads

An interesting glimpse into China in the '80s, and a funny portrait of the people Theroux runs into along the way. He avoids large generalizations as many travel writings fall into, but he still ... Read full review

Review: Riding the Iron Rooster

User Review  - Jrobertus - Goodreads

Theroux is a great American travel writer. This is one of my favorites of the many I have read. The Iron Rooster is a Chinese train that carries him deep into the back waters of China in the mid 80s. His descriptions are both acrid and humane. Go figure. Read full review

Review: Riding the Iron Rooster

User Review  - Goodreads

Theroux is a great American travel writer. This is one of my favorites of the many I have read. The Iron Rooster is a Chinese train that carries him deep into the back waters of China in the mid 80s. His descriptions are both acrid and humane. Go figure. Read full review


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