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The Lower River

Product Number: D1708
Released: 01 Dec, 2012
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781471210747
Narrator(s): Jefferson Mays
Publisher: W F Howes
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Ellis Hock runs a menswear store in Massachusetts but still dreams of the four years he spent in Malawi. When his wife leaves him, he realises that there is one place for him to go: back to Malawi on the remote Lower River, where he can be happy again. Arriving at the dusty village he finds it transformed, but the locals remember him and welcome him back. Is his new life an escape or a trap? Interweaving memory and desire, hope and despair, this is a hypnotic, compelling and brilliant return to a terrain no one has written better about than Theroux.

Author(s): Paul Theroux
Original Publish Date: 01 Dec, 2012

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Author(s): Paul Theroux
Narrator(s): Jefferson Mays
Product Number CX1837
Released: 01 Sep, 2012
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: W F Howes
ISBN: #9781471206214

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"‘A terrific teller of tales and conjuror of exotic locales’ SUNDAY TIMES ‘Theroux’s prose leaps to life like a mosaic splashed with water’ THE SPECTATOR ‘Theroux is a fabulously good writer’ THE GUARDIAN"

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