Dark Star Safari: Overland from Cairo to Cape Town

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9780140281118: Dark Star Safari: Overland from Cairo to Cape Town
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"If you appreciate a fine writer in bis finest form, if you are curious about Africa, if you delight in eccentricity, make the trek with Theroux."

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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.

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Descripción Penguin Books Ltd, United Kingdom, 2003. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. 190 x 128 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. 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. Nº de ref. de la librería APG9780140281118

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Descripción Penguin Books Ltd, United Kingdom, 2003. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. 190 x 128 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. 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. Nº de ref. de la librería APG9780140281118

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Descripción 2003. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. 1st. 129mm x 198mm x 30mm. Paperback. In this title, Paul Theroux sets off for Cape Town from Cairo - the hard way. Travelling across bush and desert, down rivers and across lakes, and through country after country, he visits .Shipping may be from multiple locations in the US or from the UK, depending on stock availability. 512 pages. 0.351. Nº de ref. de la librería 9780140281118

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Descripción Penguin, 2003. Estado de conservación: New. 2003. New Ed. Paperback. Offers an account of a journey from Cairo to Cape Town. Travelling across bush and desert, down rivers and across lakes, and through country after country, the author visits some of the most beautiful landscapes on earth, and some of the most dangerous. Num Pages: 512 pages. BIC Classification: 1H; WTL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 215 x 130 x 34. Weight in Grams: 360. . . . . . . Nº de ref. de la librería V9780140281118

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Descripción Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. Not Signed; 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 jo. book. Nº de ref. de la librería ria9780140281118_rkm

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Descripción Penguin. Estado de conservación: New. 2003. New Ed. Paperback. Offers an account of a journey from Cairo to Cape Town. Travelling across bush and desert, down rivers and across lakes, and through country after country, the author visits some of the most beautiful landscapes on earth, and some of the most dangerous. Num Pages: 512 pages. BIC Classification: 1H; WTL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 215 x 130 x 34. Weight in Grams: 360. . . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Nº de ref. de la librería V9780140281118

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Descripción Penguin Books Ltd. Paperback. Estado de conservación: new. BRAND NEW, Dark Star Safari: Overland from Cairo to Cape Town, Paul Theroux, 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. Nº de ref. de la librería B9780140281118

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