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Sailing through China

Paul Theroux

Sailing through China

by Paul Theroux

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Published by Michael Russell in Wilton, Salisbury, Wiltshire .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Yangtze River Valley (China)
    • Subjects:
    • Yangtze River Valley (China) -- Description and travel

    • Edition Notes

      StatementPaul Theroux ; illustrated by Patrick Procktor.
      ContributionsProcktor, Patrick.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS793.Y3 T48 1983
      The Physical Object
      Pagination64 p. :
      Number of Pages64
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2942943M
      ISBN 100859550982
      LC Control Number84182017

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This is a short book, originally published as Sailing Through China, but published again in the Penguin 60s series as Down the Yangtze. It really is more of an essay or article Sailing through China book a book. Having said that, it really is classic Theroux travel writing/5. Sailing Through China, is an OK read.

It is very short, only 64 pages, and a quick and easy read, so not much depth more like a summery. It was published in at a time when China was opening up to the best parts of the book are the quotations from other travelers who have traveled the Yangtze/5(7). Additional Physical Format: Online version: Theroux, Paul.

Sailing through China. Wilton, Salisbury, Wiltshire: Michael Russell, (OCoLC)   Sailing Through China by Paul Theroux Boston: Houghton Mifflin, Paul Theroux has authored dozens of travelogues, many of which have made The New York Times bestseller list.

He has traveled extensively by rail on all continents, including lines in Africa and South America that have long since fallen victim to civil wars or economic downturns. Get this from a library. Sailing through China. [Paul Theroux; Patrick Procktor] -- This book decribes the author's sail down the Yangtze witha party of American millionaires.

Sailing Through China 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews. ubaidd on LibraryThing: More than 1 year ago: More a long essay than a book, Sailing Through China is Paul Theroux' report of his time on a cruise on China's greatest waterway, the Yangtze. Theroux is characteristically dark in his prognostications and reliably vitriolic in his 4/5(1).

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What's happening to Paul Theroux. In The Kingdom By the Sea (p. ), his depressing view of England often seemed more bitter—and certainly more patronizing—than warranted by the facts.

And now, in this shamefully thin ""book"" (about 50 small pages of actual text), he reduces a cruise down the Yangtse to a handful of impressions and anecdotes&#;most of them.

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