|Mosquito Coast, the (1981) [Novel]|
by Paul Theroux
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Allie Fox was going to re-create the world.
Abominating the cops, crooks, scavengers and funny-bunnies of the twentieth century, he abandons civilization and takes the family to live in the Honduran jungle. There his tortured, quixotic genius keeps them alive, his hoarse tirades harrying them through a diseased and dirty Eden towards unimaginable darkness and terror.
Original title: Mosquito Coast, the
Genre: Fiction→ Crime and Mystery→ Suspense
Fiction→ General Fiction→ Eccentric People