My Other Life A Novel

by Paul Theroux

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My Other Life A Novel Synopsis

The fictional narrator of these memoirs, a man of many different guises, has reconstructed his past, giving it wit and life, tragedy and pathos, and imposed an order on it through careful editing. Life, it seems, has no apparent plot and so it can seem messier than fiction; sometimes it seems as if our hero is leading many different, separate lives ...

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ISBN: 9780241950517
Publication date: 03/02/2011
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Format: Paperback

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ISBN: 9780241950517
Publication date: 3rd February 2011
Author: Paul Theroux
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Format: Paperback
Genres: eBook Favourites, Literary Fiction, Travel,
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About Paul Theroux

Paul Theroux was born in Medford, Massachusetts in 1941 and published his first novel, Waldo, in 1967. His subsequent novels include The Family Arsenal, Picture Palace, The Mosquito Coast, O-Zone, Millroy the Magician, My Secret History, My Other Life, and, most recently, A Dead Hand. His highly acclaimed travel books include Riding the Iron Rooster, The Great Railway Bazaar, The Old Patagonian Express, Fresh Air Fiend, and Ghost Train to the Eastern Star. He divides his time between Cape Cod and the Hawaiian Islands.   Author photo © William Furniss

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