Dark Star Safari Is Paul Theroux S Now Classic Account Of A Journey From Cairo To Cape Town.Travelling Across Bush And Desert, Down Rivers And Across Lakes, And Through Country After Country, Theroux Visits Some Of The Most Beautiful Landscapes On Earth, And Some Of The Most Dangerous It Is A Journey Of Discovery And Of Rediscovery Of The Unknown And The Unexpected, But Also Of People And Places He Knew As A Young And Optimistic Teacher Forty Years Before.Safari In Swahili Simply Means Journey , And This Is The Ultimate Safari It Is Theroux In His Element A Trip Where Chance Encounter Is Everything, Where Departure And Arrival Times Are An Irrelevance, And Where Contentment Can Be Found Balancing On The Top Of A Truck In The Middle Of Nowhere.Praise For Paul Theroux Theroux S Work Remains The Standard By Which Other Travel Writing Must Be Judged Observer One Needs Energy To Keep Up With The Extraordinary, Productive Restlessness Of Paul Theroux He Is The Most Gifted, Most Prodigal Writer Of His Generation Jonathan Raban Always A Terrific Teller Of Tales And Conjurer Of Exotic Locales, He Writes Lean Prose That Lopes Along At A Compelling Pace Sunday Times Paul Theroux S Books Include Dark Star Safari, Ghost Train To The Eastern Star, Riding The Iron Rooster, The Great Railway Bazaar, The Elephanta Suite, A Dead Hand, The Tao Of Travel And The Lower River The Mosquito Coast And Dr Slaughter Have Both Been Made Into Successful Films Paul Theroux Divides His Time Between Cape Cod And The Hawaiian Islands.
Paul Edward Theroux is an American travel writer and novelist, whose best known work is The Great Railway Bazaar 1975 , a travelogue about a trip he made by train from Great Britain through Western and Eastern Europe, the Middle East, through South Asia, then South East Asia, up through East Asia, as far east as Japan, and then back across Russia to his point of origin Although perhaps best know
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- Dark Star Safari
- Paul Theroux
- 11 February 2017 Paul Theroux