Book Reviews of Picture Palace

Picture Palace
Picture Palace
Author: Paul Theroux
ISBN-13: 9780140050721
ISBN-10: 0140050728
Publication Date: 10/1/1999
Pages: 359
  • Currently 3/5 Stars.

3 stars, based on 2 ratings
Publisher: Viking Penguin Inc
Book Type: Paperback
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As a celebrated photographer sorts through her photo archive in preparation of retrospective in her honor, we share in her mental memoir of her history and experiences: of the rich & famous with their public faces & dark secrets; of artistry & passion in conflict with ambition & lust; and finally the scandalous desire that seems to have driven her life. Theroux satirizes our obsession with celebrity with both wit & style.
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A Theroux novel, not one of his travel books.