The Pillars of Hercules (book)
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It concerns a year-and-a-half long expedition around the shoreline of the Mediterranean Sea from one of Hercules' Pillars (Gibraltar) to the other (Ceuta) undertaken during 1993-94. Theroux recounts his experiences from the many diverse countries that border the shores of the sea, including the war-torn Yugoslavia (this was shortly before the break-up of the former republic), the troubled Levant and the recently liberated Albania.
The Pillars of Hercules consists of eighteen chapters:
Notes and references
- Theroux, Paul (1996). The Pillars of Hercules. ISBN 978-0-14-025314-6.
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