Tag Archives: Paul Theroux

A picture is worth about 75 words

“She was bent forward, all her hair down – so long it nearly touched the ground – and she was drawing her comb through it and shaking it out. It was such a beautiful sight on this sunny morning – … Continue reading

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Dark Star Safari: Wet-feedings and hunger porn

Paul Theroux does not admire foreign aid workers or the work they do.  The first 200 pages of Dark Star Safari contain several accounts of rude, obnoxious, self-important aid workers, often depicted as roaring through blighted communities in expensive Land … Continue reading

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