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Theroux begins with depression moves to irony and finishes with hope. Dark Star is no exception. First, "why in the world... Read morePublished 4 hours ago by Amazon Customer
I enjoyed getting to know the author through his writing. The book tends to be a bit repetitious, but gave me a very different perspective on African nations a few years back.Published 5 hours ago by Congelina
Oddly intriguing at times, but mostly tedious and repetitous...Published 2 days ago by Book Lover MAB
I'm 73 and I learned more about Africa than I did in the first 72 from reading this book. I look forward to reading more of his work! Read morePublished 6 days ago by John Gremmer
It left me with a strong feeling of hopelessness.
Mr. Theroux is seriously anti-Christian and anti-morals.
The travelogue was interesting at times and at times boring. When Theroux stayed with describing the people, the incidents he encountered, the villages and towns, the reader gets a... Read morePublished 23 days ago by Lyle A. Lariviere
An interesting read about the dangers and pitfalls of overland travel in Africa, BUT.... be prepared for the author to explain his dislike for every group of people who aren't,... Read morePublished 27 days ago by Ken Simmons
I'm spending 5 years traveling all 54 African countries, so this book interests me. I'm halfway through the journey, but I haven't seen any of the countries that Theroux writes... Read morePublished 29 days ago by Francis Tapon
Very candid and interesting book about the "real Africa" as told by a writer and professor. The book was shocking regarding the poverty and lack of rights by many African people... Read morePublished 1 month ago by nancy