Down Under : Travels in a Sunburned Country-9781784161835

Down Under : Travels in a Sunburned Country

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Author: Bryson, Bill, Binding: Paperback, Imprint: Black Swan, Series: Bryson, Publisher: Transworld Publishers Ltd, Published: 05/11/2015, Pagination: 432 pages, Classification: Australia, Country of Publication:

19.8 cm H | 12.7 cm W | 12.7 cm T | 294 g Wt

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...