Paul Theroux Biography

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The author of over three dozen books, Paul Theroux has earned a reputation as travel writer par excellence and as a novelist whose works speak of colonialism and of the expatriate experience. For many years a resident of England, Theroux, born in Massachusetts, returned to his native country in the mid-1990s and has also become a chronicler of late twentieth-century America. Theroux sets his novels in Africa, the Far East, England, and the U.S.--all places where he has resided. He has chronicled picaresque rogues and serial killers with his fiction, winning awards for Picture Palace and his Swiss Family Robinson epic, The Mosquito Coast, and he has seen three of his works adapted for film: his Singapore novel, Saint Jack, and his London novel, Half Moon Street, and The Mosquito Coast. As a novelist, Theroux has been compared to Graham Greene, Joseph Conrad, and V...

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