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I've been to Africa twice & found Paul's sad conclusions mostly on point. He gives many detailed specifics about places & events, however, I fear he might have depended too... Read morePublished 19 hours ago by Cathee
This is a tricky one to rate. Dark Star Safari’s big plus is its honesty. You get Paul Theroux’s usual super high level of literary crafting combined with what is probably a very... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Fiona
32 of 75 for 2015. I'll admit it. I love Paul Theroux's travel books. I especially love the train books, and at least part of Dark Star Safari involves train travel, but also... Read morePublished 1 month ago by MTBearded1@aol.com
An awesome narrative of Paul Theroux's travels overland through more African nations than I can even remember. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Nat
A Difficult trip through some dangerous areas. He is ever observant & often amusing.Published 1 month ago by ESME LUCAS HAVENS
Wonderful to read, I had the use the thesaurus more than once to get the full benefit of some of the descriptions of current life and wildlife in Africa. Read morePublished 2 months ago by R. Roy
An amazing story or travel journal I should say that's describing Africa and it's many beautiful places but he is not afraid of telling how it really is for example with the help... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Laila Erlandsen