Down Under : Travels in a Sunburned Country-9781784161835

Down Under : Travels in a Sunburned Country

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Author(s): Bryson, Bill,
Binding: Paperback,
Date of Publication: 05/11/2015,
Pagination: 432 pages,
Series: N/A,
Imprint: Black Swan,
Published By: Transworld Publishers Ltd,
Book Classification: Australia, Travel writing
ISBN13\EAN\SKU: 9781784161835
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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...