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Paul Theroux

Originally posted July 2005

Blinding Light

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A taste of success twenty years ago has left a writer named Slade Steadman with a dangerous thirst for more, in Paul Theroux's novel. When Steadman discovers that a potent mind-altering drug from Central America can -- at least temporarily -- restore his creative prowess, he chooses to overlook the fact that it also renders him, temporarily, blind.




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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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