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Paul Theroux

Originally posted April 2003

Dark Star Safari

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Renowned novelist and travel writer Paul Theroux lived and worked in Africa in the 1960s, and had frequently wondered since then what had become of the places he came to know so well. So he went back, spending five months on an ambitious overland journey from Cairo to Capetown.




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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.

Find Paul Theroux on the web: www.paultheroux.com

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