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Title:De Tao van het reizen
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Number of Pages:368
Category:Travel, Non fiction, Essays, Abandoned

De Tao van het reizen by Paul Theroux, Henk Schreuder

PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC De Tao van het reizen Paul Theroux celebrates fifty years of wandering the globe in this collection of the best writing from the books that shaped him as a reader and a traveler Part philosophical guide part miscellany part reminiscence The Tao of Travel contains excerpts from the best of Theroux Ernest HemingwayWith a new afterword for the paperback edition The Tao of Travel is a unique tribute to the pleasures and pains of travel in its golden age

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  • Dark Star Safari: Overland from Cairo to Cape Town

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  • The Mosquito Coast

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  • Riding the Iron Rooster

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  • The Old Patagonian Express: By Train Through the Americas

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  • Ghost Train to the Eastern Star

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  • The Happy Isles of Oceania: Paddling the Pacific

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  • The Pillars of Hercules

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  • The Kingdom by the Sea

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  • The Lower River

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The Great Railway Bazaar, The Lower River, The Happy Isles of Oceania: Paddling the Pacific, The Mosquito Coast, The Old Patagonian Express: By Train Through the Americas, The Pillars of Hercules, Dark Star Safari: Overland from Cairo to Cape Town, Ghost Train to the Eastern Star, The Kingdom by the Sea, Riding the Iron Rooster
First published more than thirty years ago Paul Theroux s strange unique and hugely entertaining railway odyssey has become a modern classic of travel literature Here Theroux recounts his early adventures on an unusual grand continental tour Asia s fabled trains the Orient Express the Khyber Pass Local the Frontier Mail the Golden Arrow to Kuala Lumpur the Mandalay Express the Trans Siberian Express are the stars of a journey that takes him on a loop eastbound from London s Victoria Station to Tokyo Central then back from Japan on the Trans Siberian Brimming with Theroux s signature humor and wry observations this engrossing chronicle is essential reading for both the ardent adventurer and the armchair traveler, DAZZLING br Time br THEROUX S WORK IS DISTINGUISHED BY A SPLENDID EYE FOR DETAIL AND THE TELLING GESTURE a storyteller s sense of pacing and gift for granting closure to the most subtle progression of events and the graceful use of language We are delighted along with Theroux by the politeness of the Turks amazed by the mountainous highlands in Syria touched by the gesture of an Albanian waitress who will not let him pay for his modest meal The Pillars of Hercules is engrossing and enlightening from start a damning account of tourists annoying the apes of Gibraltar to finish an utterly captivating visit with Paul Bowles in Tangier worth the price of the book all by itself br Chicago Tribune br ENTERTAINING READING WHEN YOU READ THEROUX YOU RE TRULY ON A TRIP br The Boston Sunday Globe br HIS PICARESQUE NARRATIVE IS STUDDED WITH SCENES THAT STICK IN THE MIND He looks at strangers with a novelist s eye and his portraits are pleasantly tinged with malice br The Washington Post Book World br THEROUX AT HIS BEST An armchair trip with Theroux is sometimes dark but always a delight br Playboy br AS SATISFYING AS A GLASS OF COOL WINE ON A DUSTY CALABRIAN AFTERNOON With his effortless writing style observant eye and take no prisoners approach Theroux is in top form chronicling this month circuit of the Mediterranean br Kirkus Reviews starred review, It was the summer of the Falkland Islands War and the birth of the royal heir Prince William and the ideal time Theroux found to surprise the British into talking about themselves The result is a candid funny perceptive and opinionated travelogue of his journey and his findings, Ellis Hock never believed that he would return to Africa He runs an old fashioned menswear store in a small town in Massachusetts but still dreams of his Eden the four years he spent in Malawi with the Peace Corps cut short when he had to return to take over the family business When his wife leaves him taking the family home he realizes that there is one place for him to go back to Malawi on the remote Lower River where he can be happy again Arriving at the dusty village he finds it transformed the school he built is a ruin the church and clinic are gone and poverty and apathy have set in among the people They remember him the White Man with no fear of snakes and welcome him But is his new life his journey back an escape or a trap Interweaving memory and desire hope and despair salvation and damnation this is a hypnotic compelling and brilliant return to a terrain no one has ever written better about than Theroux