Sunrise With Seamonsters: Travels & Discoveries 1964-1984

By: Paul Theroux

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ISBN
9780140084474
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Binding
Paperback
Pages
384
Dimensions
129 x 198mm

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Paul Theroux acknowledges that over the years he has been writing 'with both hands'.With one he has created his excellent travel books and novels, with the other, pieces of journalism. Sunrise with Seamonsters is his immensely entertaining collection of some of these short writings which range from verbal snapshots to critical essays.Each of the sketches, with its crisp, sharp prose, marks a 'new confrontation with the world'. Some throw new light on the political and social climate of diverse cultures, such as Malawi, Singapore, Ireland, Burma and New York. Others give a lively portrayal of people the author has met or books and landscapes which have influenced and inspired him. Together they create an individual, highly refreshing perspective on two decades of travelling, writing and living abroad.'There are marvellous pieces here ... A collection well worth putting together' - Sunday Times'Theroux is one of those damnably good writers for whom
ISBN:
9780140084474
Publication Date:
01 / 10 / 1986
Pages:
384
Dimensions:
129 x 198mm

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