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by Paul Theroux


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A strikingly vivid picture of a writer. Theroux’s trademark place descriptions are as vivid as ever, but with MY SECRET HISTORY, he takes us on a journey unlike any other. San Francisco Chronicle.

My Secret History book. Brilliantly written, erotically charged, My Secret History is Paul Theroux's tour de force

My Secret History book. Brilliantly written, erotically charged, My Secret History is Paul Theroux's tour de force. It is the story of Andre Parent, a writer, a world traveller, a lover of every kind of woman he chances to meet in a life as varied as a man can lead. It begins with his days as a Massachusetts altar boy, when his first furtive sexual encounter introduces him to the thrills of Brilliantly written, erotically charged, My Secret History is Paul Theroux's tour de force.

MY SECRET HISTORY is Paul Theroux's tour de force. It is the story of Andre Parent, a writer, a world traveler, a lover of every kind of woman he chances to meet in a life as varied as a man can lead

MY SECRET HISTORY is Paul Theroux's tour de force. It is the story of Andre Parent, a writer, a world traveler, a lover of every kind of woman he chances to meet in a life as varied as a man can lead. From his days as an altar boy, to his job as a teenaged lifeguard, and then as a youth caught between the attentions of a beautiful young student and an amorous older woman. And as the boy becomes a man he turns his attention to writing, which brings him fame, and a wife, who may finally bring him to know himself.

I've read most of Theroux's books - his fiction and his travel writing - and I have liked much of his work, but this is the book that led me to connect with the writer.

Only 19 left in stock (more on the way). I've read most of Theroux's books - his fiction and his travel writing - and I have liked much of his work, but this is the book that led me to connect with the writer.

That was the oddest day I had ever spent-the afternoon in the hotel; lunch with Mrs. Mamalujian; her shower and my Moby Dick; and then a long night with Lucy. Mamalujian; her shower and my Moby Dick; and then a long night with Lucy nd with the thirty dollars left over I took a taxi home. If I had blundered in at midnight my mother would have asked me where I had been. But because I arrived just before breakfast and didn’t wake them they assumed I had been in bed all night and had just got up early. I was in the yard, ankle-deep in dew, marveling at my luck.

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Parent saunters into the book aged fifteen, shouldering . 2 Mossberg rifle as earlier, more innocent American heroes used to tote a fishing pole. In his pocket is a paperback translation of Dante's 'Inferno. e is a creature of naked and unquenchable ego, greedy for sex, money, experience, another life' - Jonathan Raban, 'Observer'. To read this book, upload an EPUB or FB2 file to Bookmate.

Books online: My Secret History: A Novel, 2011, Fishpond. Paul Theroux was born in Medford, Massachusetts in 1941. He has written many works of fiction and travel writing, including The Last Train to Zona Verde, 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. His most recent work is Deep South, which is published by Hamish Hamilton.

In My Secret History, award-winning writer Paul Theroux offers the reader an exciting insight into the double-life of Andre Parent in six compelling snapshots. Written with a rare intensity of both intelligence and feeling. a superbly realistic evocation of the journeys (both dark and comical) of the human heart' Salman Rushdie, Observer. Nothing on the shelf has quite prepared the reader of My Secret History. Parent saunters into the book aged fifteen, shouldering .

In My Secret History, award-winning writer Paul Theroux offers the reader an exciting insight into the double-life of Andre Parent in six compelling snapshots. 'Written with a rare intensity of both intelligence and feeling. . . a superbly realistic evocation of the journeys (both dark and comical) of the human heart' Salman Rushdie, Observer 'Nothing on the shelf has quite prepared the reader of My Secret History. . . Parent saunters into the book aged fifteen, shouldering a .22 Mossberg rifle as earlier, more innocent American heroes used to tote a fishing pole. In his pocket is a paperback translation of Dante's Inferno. . . he is a creature of naked and unquenchable ego, greedy for sex, money, experience, another life' Jonathan Raban, Observer 'Theroux's best creation, a character who is honest enough to know that he wants it both ways: to be the lover and also the solitary observer who betrays his loves by turning them into stories' Time 'Theroux's best fiction to date...combines the surfaces of memoir and travelogue with cunning fiction' Sunday Times 'Sharp, exact, very evocative. . . both disturbing and entertaining' Anthony Burgess, Independent American travel writer Paul Theroux is known for the rich descriptions of people and places that is often streaked with his distinctive sense of irony; his novels and collected short stories, My Other Life, The Collected Stories, The Lower River, The Stranger at the Palazzo d'Oro, A Dead Hand, Millroy the Magician, The Elephanta Suite, Saint Jack, The Consul's File, The Family Arsenal, The Mosquito Coast, and his works of non-fiction, including the iconic The Great Railway Bazaar are available from Penguin.
My Secret History download epub
Contemporary
Author: Paul Theroux
ISBN: 024195049X
Category: Literature & Fiction
Subcategory: Contemporary
Language: English
Publisher: Hamish Hamilton (February 1, 2011)
Pages: 576 pages