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Hotel Honolulu By Paul Theroux

Hotel Honolulu
by Paul Theroux

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Having taken over the management of a hotel in Honolulu, a former writer is drawn into the lives of his guests and the customs and rhythms of the island.
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Hotel Honolulu by Paul Theroux

Newly married and having recently taken over the management of a hotel in Honolulu, a former writer is drawn into the chaotic lives of his guests and into the distinctive customs and rhythms of the distant island. As witness to the many contrasting, and often ribald, chronicles of the hotel's characters, he ultimately finds personal salvation through returning to writing once again. The result is this novel in eighty distinct episodes, a Chaucerian sequence of strange pilgrims and just-as-strange islanders confronting each other, and their fate, in the rooms of the seedy hotel.

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About Paul Theroux


Paul Theroux was born in Medford, Massachusetts, in 1941. His novels include Waldo, Picture Palace, the Mosquito Coast and Kowloon Tong. Paul Theroux has also published numerous travel books, including the Old Patagonia Express.

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GOR000926940
Hotel Honolulu by Paul Theroux
Paul Theroux
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Penguin Books Ltd
2002-05-02
448
014029936X
9780140299366
N/A
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