Paul Theroux [kindle] The Stranger at the Palazzo d'Oro


  • Paperback
  • 304
  • The Stranger at the Palazzo d'Oro
  • Paul Theroux
  • English
  • 17 April 2019
  • 9780618485338

10 thoughts on “The Stranger at the Palazzo d'Oro

  1. says:

    At least partially written while Theroux was in Africa travelling for his Dark Star Safari Overland from Cairo to Cape Town it only seems reasonable to read it concurrently This book is made up of four short stories all loosely themed around eroticism lust and the complex or simple maybe? sexual relationships of people Three feature characters in their 60s the other a boy 'coming of age'The title story first in the line up deals

  2. says:

    The book opens with the novella The Stranger at the Palazzo d’Oro a tale of lust and repulsion set in Sicily and my favorite of the fiction

  3. says:

    I have encountered Theroux's non fiction work in Sunrise with Seamonsters previously and this way was my first bite into his fictional works One thing duly noted is that Paul Theroux is an exceptional story teller and his experiences with traveling around the world and jotting the ambience down into words is a class apart The book is focused

  4. says:

    This book veers between two themes a stories that are reflections on sexual exploits and desires of people who reach the magical age of sixty and b stories that highlight the dark secrets that accrue in the coming of age of a boy Andy It seemed to me that Theroux ran out of the number of pages reuired to fully exploit either of t

  5. says:

    Theroux at his finest communicates life directly in a fashion that I've rarely encountered So much of recent fiction I've found self conscious cerebral and detached Theroux has magic when he allows himself to use it evoking place and character profoundly and honestly

  6. says:

    Borderline Erotica too Sexy I ate it up I love Paul Theroux's works

  7. says:

    My opinionThe book is actually made of some short stories that make you go deeper and deeper into some kind of da

  8. says:

    The Stranger At The Palazzo D'OroPaul TherouxHamish Hamilton BooksPaul Theroux creates highly evocative ambience in each of the six tales in his collection The Stranger at the Palazzo D'Oro In the title story about bored we

  9. says:

    Bought in Heathrow airport I was hoping that this would be somewhere near as gripping as the Roald Dahl I couldn'

  10. says:

    Fans of Theroux's previous 24 books will be no strangers to the sex suspense and eroticism peppered throughout this collection As middle age passes him by Theroux seems ever fascinated by men's obvious weaknesses displaye

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The Stranger at the Palazzo d'Oro

Awaii Filled with Theroux's typically exuisite yet devastating descriptions of people and places The Stranger at the Palazzo D'Oro evokes the complexities of matters of the heart with subtlety and grace People. The Stranger At The Palazzo D OroPaul TherouxHamish Hamilton BooksPaul Theroux creates highly evocative ambience in each of the six tales in his collection The Stranger at the Palazzo D Oro In the title story about bored wealthy tourists in an Italian seaside resort of the early sixties we follow an older man revisiting his past comprehending finally the events of forty years earlier The tale s end alleviated my discomfort but be ready for the SM slantThe ensuing set of three tales falls under the umbrella title of Boyhood Secrets and explores young American boys unravelling the world through their emerging and untried sexuality Mr Theroux s precise ear and accurate eye combined with his ability to portray the images and sounds these senses bring him convey worlds we have long forgottenIn An African Story Prinsloo the white farmer and writer is an older man tricked into marriage and out of his massive properties Or is he And the final tale wherein a wealthy retired lawyer understanding both sides of the legal euation when it comes to activities in which he considers indulging has a marvellous little twistPaul Theroux manages to express in his clever stories every hue from the most delicate pastel to the intensely garish The Stranger at the Palazzo D Oro is intriguing Definitely recommendedFirst published in Good Reading Magazine

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From the best selling author of Dark Star Safari and Hotel Honolulu Paul Theroux's latest offers provocative tales of memory and desire The sensual story of an unusual love affair leads the collection The thri. The book opens with the novella The Stranger at the Palazzo d Oro a tale of lust and repulsion set in Sicily and my favorite of the fictional stories presented in this collection

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Ll and risk of pursuit and conuest mark the accompanying stories which tell of the sexual awakening and rites of passage of a Boston boyhood the ruin of a writer in Africa and the bewitchment of a retiree in H. Borderline Erotica too Sexy I ate it up I love Paul Theroux s works