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The Great Railway Bazaar, by Paul Theroux: SF Travel Book Club August Meeting

  • Aug 4, 2014 · 7:00 PM
  • Books, Inc.

Join the San Francisco Travel Book Club on Monday, August 4th when we will discuss The Great Railway Bazaar, by Paul Theroux

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First published more than thirty years ago, Paul Theroux's strange, unique, and hugely entertaining railway odyssey has become a modern classic of travel literature. Here Theroux recounts his early adventures on an unusual grand continental tour. Asia's fabled trains -- the Orient Express, the Khyber Pass Local, the Frontier Mail, the Golden Arrow to Kuala Lumpur, the Mandalay Express, the Trans-Siberian Express -- are the stars of a journey that takes him on a loop eastbound from London's Victoria Station to Tokyo Central, then back from Japan on the Trans-Siberian. Brimming with Theroux's signature humor and wry observations, this engrossing chronicle is essential reading for both the ardent adventurer and the armchair traveler

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  • A former member
    A former member

    What a turnout! 14 people are a lot to manage, for the store and facilitator.

    August 5, 2014

    • Dan

      We didn't expect as many, based on Meetup RSVP's. Some people responded to the store's flyer, some to the Chronicle notice (?). Thanks for participating!

      1 · August 5, 2014

  • Julia M.

    SO sorry that I'm going to have to miss this after all. Woke up yesterday with a terrible cold which has only gotten worse. Will try to make it next time!

    August 4, 2014

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