Paul Theroux

Paul Theroux

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The Essential Nature of Islands

The Essential Nature of Islands is to attract (specifically to draw my wandering kayak to the Philippine archipelago). And to beguile (specifically me).

Paul Theroux
May 2, 2004

Merry Christmas Island

Then what to my wondering eyes should appear, but an odd little atoll and great birds with no fear. A slightly unusual holiday in the far Pacific.

Paul Theroux
May 2, 2004