The Collected Stories: World's End; Sinning with Annie; Jungle Bells; the Consul's File; the London Embassy;

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Paperback. Pub Date: 2011 Pages: 672 Publisher: Penguin No One ever sees me write One of the triumphs of fiction is That it is created in the dark It leaves my house in A plain wrapper with no bloodstains. Unlike me. my stories are whole and indestructible. 'Theroux's canvas stretches from London to South-East Asia. from Boston to Paris. from Africa to Eastern Europe and from Moscow to the tropics in this viant collection. Full of suspense and the unexpected. the stories delve into the worlds of a vast spectrum of characters and display throughout a flair that shows Theroux to be a master of the form.

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'[Theroux] makes and remakes his own world ... The smell, sound, sight of his scenes is always strong, even pungent; and, even more, his dialogue is powerfully but also effortlessly accurate' Sunday Telegraph

'Theroux willingly explores the blighted territory of a failing marriage; the tangled jungle of a mad poet's secret anti-Semitism; the belated sexual guilt of a Hindu ... A book of many and varied pleasures; to read it is to feel alert, curious, adventurous' Observer

'Paul Theroux's writing is impeccable and thoughtfully entertaining ... his artistry is individual, serene, yet also grainy with fierce truths' The Times

'One needs energy to keep up with the extraordinary, productive restlessness of Paul Theroux ... [He is] the most gifted, most prodigal writer of his generation' Jonathan Raban

'You close the book feeling you have read a single big narrative rather than a series of short ones ... As a short-story writer, he makes a terrific novelist' Sunday Times

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Paul Theroux has written many works of fiction and travel writing, including the modern classics The Great Railway Bazaar, The Old Patagonian Express, My Secret History and The Mosquito Coast. Paul Theroux divides his time between Cape Cod and the Hawaiian islands.

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