Down Under

Down Under Travels in a Sunburned Country - Bryson

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It is the driest, flattest, hottest, most desiccated, infertile and climatically aggressive of all the inhabited continents and still Australia teems with life - a large portion of it quite deadly. In fact, Australia has more things that can kill you in a very nasty way than anywhere else.

Ignoring such dangers - and yet curiously obsessed by them - Bill Bryson journeyed to Australia and promptly fell in love with the country. And who can blame him? The people are cheerful, extrovert, quick-witted and unfailingly obliging: their cities are safe and clean and nearly always built on water; the food is excellent; the beer is cold and the sun nearly always shines. Life doesn't get much better than this…

Book information

ISBN: 9781784161835
Publisher: Transworld
Imprint: Black Swan
Pub date:
DEWEY: 919.4047
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Number of pages: 427
Weight: 298g
Height: 128mm
Width: 198mm
Spine width: 28mm