[ilds] Theroux vindicated

william godshalk godshawl at email.uc.edu
Tue Jun 5 13:57:06 PDT 2007

>Bill, interesting about Durrell but not true about Paul Theroux, 
>even in jest.  I met him in Singapore in 1973 or 1974 when he was 
>about a third of the way through his great railway journey.  He does 
>have, however, a way of looking at people and things which is highly 
>personal, possibly prejudiced.  And people may say he's made up his 
>mind before beginning his travels.  But who doesn't have that problem?
I have met him, and I think I recall "the look." Of course, I met him 
in Cincinnati. And I did like the book.

W. L. Godshalk		*
Department of English         *
University of Cincinnati            Stellar disorder  *
Cincinnati OH 45221-0069      *

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