Paul Theroux's Hotel Honolulu: A Novel PDF

By Paul Theroux

ISBN-10: 0618095012

ISBN-13: 9780618095018

ISBN-10: 0618219153

ISBN-13: 9780618219155

In this wickedly satiric romp, Paul Theroux captures the essence of Hawaii because it hasn't ever been depicted. The novel's narrator, a down-on-his-luck author, escapes to Waikiki and shortly reveals himself the executive of the inn Honolulu, a low-rent institution a couple of blocks off the seashore. Honeymooners, tourists, wanderers, mythomaniacs, squaddies, and households all sign up to the lodge. just like the Canterbury pilgrims, each visitor has are available seek of whatever -- sunlight, love, happiness, items of unnameable longing -- and everybody has a narrative. by way of turns hilarious, ribald, delicate, and tragic, inn HONOLULU bargains a special glimpse of the mental panorama of an American paradise.

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