Paul Theroux

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Paul Theroux is an American travel writer and novelist, whose latest travel book is On the Plain of Snakes - A Mexican Journey (2019). He is the author of 27 novels – including The Mosquito Coast (1981), which won the 1981 James Tait Black Memorial Prize and was adapted for the 1986 movie of the same name, and Doctor Slaughter(1984), which was filmed as Half Moon Street (1986) – as well as six separate collections of short stories, most recently Mr Bones: Twenty Stories (2014).

Books by Paul Theroux