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Paul Theroux


USA flag (1941 - )
Father of Marcel Theroux, brother of Alexander Theroux

Paul Theroux was born in Medford, Massachusetts, in 1941. His novels include Waldo, Picture Palace, the Mosquito Coast and Kowloon Tong. Paul Theroux has also published numerous travel books, including the Old Patagonia Express.
 
Series
Spencer Monroe Savage
The Consul's File (1972)
London Embassy (1982)
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Anthologies edited
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Non fiction
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Anthologies containing stories by Paul Theroux
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Short stories
Dengue Fever (1975)


Awards
Whitbread Prize Best Novel winner (1978) : Picture Palace
James Tait Black Memorial Prize for Fiction Best Book winner (1981) : The Mosquito Coast


Paul Theroux recommends
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The Bride of the Wilderness (1988)
Charles McCarry
"A vastly enjoyable novel. McCarry has the gift for making the distant past live."
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The Last Look (1998)
Candida Clark
"The Last Look is a bright little jewel - passionate, glittering, wonderfully allusive... full of pleasures."

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