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'..asked whether there was anything special I'd like to do in Khabarovsk, I said "How about a concert or an opera?"
..she said "There is musical comedy. Read more
I really wanted to like this book (the writing is great) but feel there is an air of condescension and old-school colonial patronization in Theroux's descriptions and interactions... Read morePublished 4 months ago by CheapSkateReader
It seemed tedious and slow. I couldn't ever get comfortable on the train.Published 5 months ago by James Trattner
Paul Theroux is great travel writer. This book was written in the 1970's but wow, makes you want to hop the next train and start your own adventure.Published 6 months ago by MK Benjamin
Love Theroux, but this was a struggle. His "new" type of travel book was cumbersome with so many trains, people, countries.
Wished for a map so I could follow along. Read more