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The consul's file

Author: Paul Theroux
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 1977.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this 1978 compilation, Paul Theroux offers twenty stand-alone (and originally serialized) chapters told through the eyes of a young American consul posted to a small Malaysian town in the 1970s. The stories are chronological picking up when the narrator arrives in country and ending with a letter he writes as he departs. --Richard T at Amazon.com.
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Genre/Form: Short stories
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Theroux, Paul.
Consul's file.
Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 1977
(OCoLC)557822157
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Theroux
ISBN: 0395253993 9780395253991
OCLC Number: 2929398
Description: 209 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: The consul's file --
Dependent wife --
White Christmas --
Pretend I'm not here --
Loser wins --
The flower of Malaya --
The autumn dog --
Dengué fever --
The South Malaysia Pineapple Growers' Association --
The butterfly of the Laruts --
The tennis court --
Reggie Woo --
Conspirators --
The Johore murders --
The tiger's suit --
Coconut gatherer --
The last colonial --
Triad --
Diplomatic relations --
Dear William.
Other Titles: Flower of Malaya.
Autumn dog.
South Malaysia Pineapple Growers' Association.
Butterfly of the Laruts.
Tennis court.
Johore murders.
Tiger's suit.
Last colonial.
Responsibility: Paul Theroux.

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In this 1978 compilation, Paul Theroux offers twenty stand-alone (and originally serialized) chapters told through the eyes of a young American consul posted to a small Malaysian town in the 1970s. The stories are chronological picking up when the narrator arrives in country and ending with a letter he writes as he departs. --Richard T at Amazon.com.

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