Travel > Life

The Year of the End by Anne Theroux review - life with a nonstop storyteller

2 monthes ago   |   By The Guardian

Anne Theroux recalls Paul Theroux's flair for duplicity in a strange but moving account of the dying days of their marriage What was it like to be Mrs Paul Theroux? If a person's interest in this vexed subject depends on the extent of their fascination with the author of The Mosquito Coast , then I'm riveted. In my childhood, Theroux, novelist and travel writer extraordinaire, was one of our household gods, celebrated by my father not only for his books, but also for his exploits: manly behaviour to which he inadvertently gave licence in the eyes of some of his fans. But there are, I...
Read more ...

 


Search by Tags

   Life      Book      Travel      Celebrity      Review      Autobiography and memoir      Paul Theroux      Books      Culture  


Italian inquiry into Giulio Regeni's death heads to Cambridge

Parliamentary delegation to hold talks with university in effort to shed light on student's killing in Egypt An Italian parliamentary delegation is to travel to Cambridge this... Read more ...

Top 10 teen travel destinations in Britain

Quad biking, pizzas, axe throwing... great resorts where the kids will want to come, too A contemporary take on the traditional country house, Another Place is the sister... Read more ...

Parents leave the daily grind behind to ‘roadschool' their kids in classroom...

Parents leave the daily grind behind to ‘roadschool' their kids in classroom campervan

‘It's a very rewarding way to live' A couple has left their UK home to travel Europe in a van, ‘roadschooling' their kids on the way. Kate Hennessey Bowers and her husband... Read more ...

Both teams to score? Tottenham travel to a resurgent Arsenal

Tottenham finally have some bodies back and they will be looking to record their first Premier League win at the Emirates in 11 years when the north London derby returns this... Read more ...

‘We feel we're not going to get really sick': why the pandemic hasn't...

Travel agents report Australians' interest in cruising increasing 40% each month since June, with one analyst describing it as ‘the Teflon market for travel' On 16 September... Read more ...

Travel: Champagne luxury at the stunning Fairmont St Andrews

St Andrews is known as the home of golf, and for most people visiting the historic seaside town, that's the first thing that crosses their minds. Read more ...

Steve Dench travel exemption Queensland to Scotland to see 'the human swan'...

Steve Dench travel exemption Queensland to Scotland to see 'the human swan' daughter Sacha Dench

Sacha Dench, 43, was trying to circumnavigate Britain in a motorised steel parachute when she crashed in Scotland. Her father Steve, from Queensland, is trying to get a travel... Read more ...

Brentford v Liverpool: Follow all the action LIVE with F365

Trent Alexander-Arnold returns for Liverpool as they travel to Brentford at 17:30. Follow it live here... Read more ...

Australia legend Shane Warne ‘pretty confident' Ashes will go ahead and...

Australia legend Shane Warne ‘pretty confident' Ashes will go ahead and urges England to recall two players

Australia hero Shane Warne is ‘pretty confident' the Ashes will go ahead Australia legend Shane Warne is ‘pretty confident' the Ashes will go ahead and has urged England to... Read more ...

SAS Australia: Dan Ewing discusses fatherhood and the challenges of living...

SAS Australia: Dan Ewing discusses fatherhood and the challenges of living interstate from his son

The 36-year-old hasn't seen his seven year old son Archie in months due of the travel restrictions. Read more ...