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The family arsenal is a darkly comic novel of warped morals and disillusionment in south london by the award-winning writer paul theroux in south london terrorists plot hood, a renegade american diplomat, envisions a new urban order in the opium for of his room he flirts with terrorists, hoping to win their trust and respect mayo, his sometime bedmate, has just made a political statement - stealing a flemish painting and negotiating publicity over this act with the times murf the bomb-maker leaves his mark in red, scrawling arsenal rule across half the citys walls, whilst his sixteen-year-old girlfriend, brodie, bombs euston and afterwards worries about her complexiona novel of london lowlife and the dispossessed, and a powerful and violent thriller of disenchanted peoplea pleasure with theroux the thrills are never cheap and obvious guardianone of the most evocative, intelligently crafted suspense novels in years - like the early fiction of graham greene london has rarely looked dingier or more sinisteran assured success the new york timesbrilliant and haunting the ingenious of the plot, the london setting the trapped and interwoven people, and the balefully witty observation, have an undistracted force observeramerican travel writer paul theroux is known for the rich descriptions of people and places that is often streaked with his distinctive sense of irony; his novels and collected short stories, my other life, the collected stories, my secret history, the lower river, the stranger at the palazzo doro, a dead hand, millroy the magician, the elephanta suite, saint jack, the consuls file, the mosquito coast, and his works of non-fiction, including the iconic the great railway bazaar are available from penguin
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Paul Theroux was born in Medford, Massachusetts in 1941 and published his first novel, Waldo, in 1967. His subsequent novels include The Family Arsenal, Picture Palace, The Mosquito Coast, O-Zone, Millroy the Magician, My Secret History, My Other Life, and Kowloon Tong. His highly acclaimed travel books include Riding the Iron Rooster, The Great Railway Bazaar, The Old Patagonian Express, Fresh Air Fiend, and Ghost Train to the Eastern Star. He divides his time between Cape Cod and the Hawaiian Islands, where he is a professional beekeeper.
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