The Mosquito Coast

BY ANDREW MOODY “Know why I hate scavengers?” Mother said “Allie, please,” and turned away. “Because they remind me of human beings.” Paul Theroux’s 1981 award winning novel about a teenage boy narrating the story of his increasingly unhinged father dragging the family to an uninhabited island in Honduras to build a new civilisation (he believes nuclear holocaust is due for the United States) was … Continue reading The Mosquito Coast