Not the best work Ive read by Theroux. In fact I think he is definitely better at travel writing. However, there are some good passages on Malawi, the descriptions of the country, the jungle, the poverty, the hopelessness of the times anticipate his future writing. Not the best work Ive read by Theroux.
Jungle Lovers (1971) is the fifth novel by American author Paul Theroux and set in post-colonial Malawi. It was published by Houghton Mifflin (US) and The Bodley Head (UK). The author worked in Malawi from 1963 to 1965 with the United States Peace Corps, before being deported for public criticism of the government. Because the Malawi government did not like the novel, it banned it for many years.
Publication date 1971. Publisher Boston, Houghton Mifflin. Collection inlibrary; printdisabled; ; china. Digitizing sponsor Internet Archive. Contributor Internet Archive. Books for People with Print Disabilities. Internet Archive Books. org on August 25, 2011.
Theroux's early Malawi novel, still banned there. Published by Thriftbooks. com User, 9 years ago. In Dark Star Safari, we learn that the Malawi government censors still ban this novel, Jungle Lovers. Malawi is where Theroux started his African experience in the Peace Corp, where he was involved in the politics, and where he was expelled and kicked out of the Peace Corp. The Malawi of the novel is torn in a near civil war condition, and the main characters, an insurance salesman and a messianic revolutionary, tread through the fallout.
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Paul Theroux's novel takes place in Malawi. The shambling, disturbed republic in Central Africa is tottering between dictator and agitator. Here the ideals of two men - a life insurance salesman fired with missionary zeal and a messianic revolutionary whose speciality is bombs - are tested. When Calvin Mullet of Homemakers Mutual is taken prisoner by the ruthless Marais and attempts to sell him a policy their lives become strangely interwoven. Used availability for Paul Theroux's Jungle Lovers.
Book's title: Jungle lovers. Library of Congress Control Number: 70144074. International Standard Book Number (ISBN): 0395121078. System Control Number: ocm00137900. Personal Name: Theroux, Paul. Publication, Distribution, et. Boston,. Houghton Mifflin, (c)1971. Physical Description: 307 . 22 cm. Download Jungle lovers. leave here couple of words about this book: Tags
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