Paul Theroux
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Paul Theroux

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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    • The Great Railway Bazaar

    • By: Paul Theroux
    • Narrated by: Frank Muller
    • Length: 10 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 292
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 253
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 249

    The Great Railway Bazaar is Paul Theroux's account of his epic journey by rail through Asia....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Just about as good as it gets...

    • By david d. on 03-27-11

    Regular price: $21.31

    • Deep South

    • Four Seasons on Back Roads
    • By: Paul Theroux
    • Narrated by: John McDonough
    • Length: 23 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 153
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 141
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 141

    One of the most acclaimed travel writers of our time turns his unflinching eye on an American South too often overlooked....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • I MISS THE OLD THEROUX

    • By Constant Reader on 12-01-15

    Regular price: $41.99

    • Figures in a Landscape

    • People and Places; Essays: 2001-2016
    • By: Paul Theroux
    • Narrated by: Edoardo Ballerini
    • Length: 16 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11

    Paul Theroux's latest collection of essays leads the listener through a dazzling array of sights, characters, and experiences. This tour-de-force features a satisfyingly varied selection of topics that showcase Theroux's sheer versatility as a writer....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A Rich and Varied Anthology

    • By Rick on 11-15-18

    Regular price: $34.99

    • The Mosquito Coast

    • By: Paul Theroux
    • Narrated by: David Aaron Baker
    • Length: 16 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 102
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 91
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 92

    Allie Fox is going to re-create the world. Abominating the cops, crooks, junkies and scavengers of modern America....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Dreadful in every sense of the word.

    • By Joan on 07-12-15

    Regular price: $25.81

    • The Last Train to Zona Verde

    • My Ultimate African Safari
    • By: Paul Theroux
    • Narrated by: John McDonough
    • Length: 16 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 94
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 81
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 80

    A final African adventure from the writer whose gimlet eye and effortless prose have brought the world to generations of fans....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Paul Theroux heads into the African Sunset

    • By Roxanna on 09-19-14

    Regular price: $34.99

    • The Old Patagonian Express

    • By: Paul Theroux
    • Narrated by: Norman Dietz
    • Length: 16 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2

    The Old Patagonian Express tells of Paul Theroux's train journey down the length of North and South America....

    Regular price: $27.81

    • Kingdom by the Sea

    • A Journey Around the Coast of Britian
    • By: Paul Theroux
    • Narrated by: Ron Keith
    • Length: 14 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 62
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 40
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 40

    American-born Paul Theroux had lived in England for 11 years when he realized he'd explored dozens of exotic locations without discovering anything about his adopted home....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Not Theroux at his Best, but still a Worthy Listen

    • By Gambol on 06-25-13

    Regular price: $32.87

    • Ghost Train to the Eastern Star

    • By: Paul Theroux
    • Narrated by: John McDonough
    • Length: 24 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 143
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 89
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 88

    In Ghost Train to the Eastern Star, Paul Theroux retraces the steps he took thirty years ago in his classic The Great Railway Bazaar....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • ghost train to the eastern star

    • By roger w patton on 07-22-09

    Regular price: $31.97

    • Millroy the Magician

    • By: Paul Theroux
    • Narrated by: Christopher Hurt
    • Length: 16 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 4

    Jilly Farina is 14. Her father is drunk on the day of the Barnstable County Fair, so she goes by herself, and that night her life is transformed....

    Regular price: $24.47

    • My Other Life

    • A Novel
    • By: Paul Theroux
    • Narrated by: David Dukes
    • Length: 18 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    Spanning almost 30 years, My Other Life traces the journey of a fictional Paul Theroux from young bachelorhood in Africa, to his travels between continents, and much more....

    Regular price: $34.96

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