Sailing Through China
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Sailing Through China
January 1, 1983
Houghton Mifflin
  • Signed by the Author
  • Limited Edition
  • Hardcover
  • UK First Edition, First Printing
Category: Adventure
Only 150 Copies
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Signed by Author Paul Theroux and Illustrator Patrick Procktor.

Numbered Edition - 83/150

Paul Theroux sailed down the Yangtze with a party of American millionaires. If this at times surprised the Chinese- which it did- both the idiosyncrasies of the company and the impressions of China itself provided rich material for the kind of perceptive, witty writing at which the writer excels. One hesitates, in a Chinese context, to describe the book as "sweet sour", but there could be worse descriptions: good-humouredly observant on the foibles of his fellow countrymen, on the Chinese future he is often disquietingly apprehensive. The text is stylishly complemented by Patrick Procktor's black and white illustrations.
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