Synopses & Reviews
"One of the best travel books [of the twentieth] century."
"Journey Without Maps and The Lawless Roads reveal Greene's ravening spiritual hunger, a desperate need to touch rock bottom within the self and in the humanly created world."
The Times Higher Education Supplement
About the Author
(1904 &1991) worked for the British secret service in Sierra Leone during World War II. Afterward, he began wide-ranging travels as a journalist. As well as his many novels, Greene wrote several collections of short stories, four travel books, six plays, two books of autobiography, two biographies, and four books for children.
Paul Theroux's highly acclaimed travel books include Riding the Iron Rooster and The Great Railway Bazaar.