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Mother of the Year

Paul Theroux

‘The words ‘big family’ have the same ring for me as 'savage tribe', and I now know that every big family is savage in its own way.’

Paul Theroux

Paul Theroux is the author of around thirty novels and short story collections, as well as sixteen works of non-fiction. His latest book is A Dead Hand: A Crime in Calcutta (2009).

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