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The collected stories

The collected stories

Theroux, Paul

In his collected short stories we find the essence of Paul Theroux's experience, spanning 25 years of writing. His characters live all over the world, each seeking happiness or escape, often finding themselves in alien situations

Book. English.
Published London: Hamish Hamilton, 2011
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Statement of responsibility: Paul Theroux
ISBN: 024195052X, 9780241950524
Note: Originally published: 1997.
Physical Description: 672 p. ; 20 cm.
Subject: Short stories.

Author note

Paul Theroux was born in Medford, Massachusetts in 1941. He has written many works of fiction and travel writing, includingThe Last Train to Zona Verde,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 TravelandThe Lower River.The Mosquito CoastandDr Slaughterhave both been made into successful films. Paul Theroux divides his time between Cape Cod and the Hawaiian islands. His most recent work isDeep South, which is published by Hamish Hamilton.