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THEROUX, PAUL - London Snow a Christmas Story

Title: London Snow a Christmas Story
Description: Boston, MA: Houghton and Mifflin, 1980. 1st American Edition; 1st Printing. Hardcover. ISBN: 0241104505. Illustrated by John Lawrence. B&W Illustrations; This book is in Fine condition and has a Fine dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket is crisp and clean. "On a narrow London street the sweet-shop crackles with color. Red-ribboned chocolate boxes are piled high, trays of glazed fruit and bins of glistening candies ring the Christmas tree." "Theroux published his first novel, Waldo (1967) , during his time in Uganda; it was moderately successful. He published several more novels over the next few years, including Fong and the Indians, Jungle Lovers and "The Mosquito Coast (novel) ". On his return to Malawi many years later, he found that this latter novel, which was set in that country, was still banned. He recounted that in his book Dark Star Safari (2002). The Great Railway Bazaar. After moving to London in 1972, Theroux set off on an epic journey by train from Great Britain to Japan and back. His account of this journey was published as The Great Railway Bazaar, his first major success as a travel writer and now a classic in the genre. He has since written a number of travel books, including traveling by train from Boston to Argentina (The Old Patagonian Express) , walking around the United Kingdom (The Kingdom By The Sea) , kayaking in the South Pacific (The Happy Isles Of Oceania) , visiting China (Riding the Iron Rooster) , and traveling from Cairo to Cape Town across Africa (Dark Star Safari).". Fine in Fine dust jacket .

Keywords: 0241104505 Modern Fiction First Edition Paul Theroux John Lawrence Christmas Holidays England London Modern Fiction First Editions Modern Fiction Firsts

Price: US$ 45.00 Seller: S. Howlett-West Books
- Book number: 34547

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