The Old Patagonian Express

Unabridged Audiobook

Written By: Paul Theroux

Narrated By: Norman Dietz

Publisher: Whole Story Audiobooks

Date: August 2017

Duration: 16 hours 45 minutes


The Old Patagonian Express tells of Paul Theroux's train journey down the length of North and South America. Beginning on Boston's subway, he depicts a voyage from ice-bound Massachusetts to the arid plateau of Argentina's most southerly tip. Shivering and sweating by turns as the temperature and altitude rise and plummet, he describes the people he encountered - the tedious Mr Thornberry in Limón and reading to the legendary blind writer, Jorge Luis Borges, in Buenos Aires.