Paul Theroux

The Old Patagonian Express

(This Edition Published)

Main Details
Author Paul Theroux
Publisher Penguin Group
Imprint Penguin Classics
First Published by Hamish Hamilton
Preface by Paul Theroux
Cover photo Phil Schermeister*
Author photo/portrait Sophie Bassouls
Copyright Holder Paul Theroux
Copyright Holder (Photos) Philip Schermeister
Copyright Holder (Photos) National Geographic
Copyright Holder (Photos) Getty Images
Copyright Holder (Photos) Sophie Bassouls
Copyright Holder (Photos) Corbis
Copyright Holder (Photos) Sygma
Printed by Clays Ltd, St Ives plc
First Published
This Edition Published
Identifying Codes
ISBN 978-0-141-18915-4
Barcode 9 780141 189154
Printer's Key 2
Price U.K. £9.99
Format Paperback
Publication Location UK
Page Count 429 pages
Language English
Chapters Contents

1 The Lake Shore Limited
2 The Lone Star
3 The Aztec Eagle
4 El Jarocho to Veracruz
5 The Passenger Train to Tapachula
6 The 7:30 to Guatemala City
7 The 7:00 to Zacapa
8 The Railcar to San Salvador
9 The Local to Cutuco
10 The Atlantic Railway : the 12:00 to Limón
11 The Pacific Railway : the 10:00 to Puntarenas
12 The Balboa Bullet to Colón
13 The Expreso de Sol to Bogotá
14 The Expreso Calima
15 The Autoferro to Guayaquil
16 The Tren de la Sierra
17 The Train to Machu Picchu
18 El Panamericano
19 La Estrell del Norte ('The North Star') to Buenos Aires
20 The Buenos Aires Subterranean
21 The Lagos del Sur ('Lakes of the South') Express
22 The Old Patagonian Express
Notes Penguin Classics
Published by Penguin Group
First published in Great Britain by Hamish Hamilton 1975*
Published in Penguin Books 1980
Published in Penguin Classics with an Introduction 2008
Copyright © Paul Theroux, 1979, 2008
Printed in England by Clays Ltd, St Ives plc

*The date is wrong as it was first published in 1979

Front cover © Phil Schermeister/National Geographic/Getty Images
Author photograph © Sophie Bassouls/Corbis Sygma


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