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Fong and the Indians

Paul Theroux

Fong and the Indians

a novel

by Paul Theroux

  • 299 Want to read
  • 14 Currently reading

Published by Hamilton in London .
Written in English

  • Fiction in English.

  • Edition Notes

    Originally published, Boston, Mass. , Houghton Mifflin, 1968.

    Statementby Paul Theroux.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination(7),199p. ;
    Number of Pages199
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22357927M
    ISBN 100241893798

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One wonders what the reaction today would be to Fong and the Indians, Paul Theroux’s second novel about an indigent Chinese storekeeper trying to eke out a living in a recently independent East African country, in which the very caucasian male author writes so satirically about a cast of mostly non-white characters (in fact, there is only one white character of any significance).Cited by: 2.

One Fong and the Indians book what the reaction today would be to Fong and the Indians, Paul Theroux’s second novel about an indigent Chinese storekeeper trying to eke out a living in a recently independent East African country, in which the very caucasian male author writes so satirically about a cast of mostly non-white characters (in fact, there is only one white character of any significance)/5(2).

A young ex-Peace Corps hand, who now teaches in Uganda, Mr. Theroux, whose first novel, Waldo (), caught his stride, gleefully wallops international politics—Western, Asian, Indian and African—as the Little Man, curled in the pod, balefully watches the blooming of nations.

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