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Down Under (New Edn)

Bill Bryson

  • Bindwijze: Paperback
  • Taal: Nederlands
  • Uitgever: Transworld Publishers Ltd
  • ISBN: 9781784161835
  • Review:
Travels in a Sunburned Country
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Taal:Engels
Bindwijze:Losbladig
Druk:Abridged ed
Verschijningsdatum:november 2015
Afmetingen:20,1 x 12,8 x 3,2 cm
Aantal pagina's:432 pagina's
Kaarten inbegrepen:Nee
Illustraties:Nee
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Auteur:Bill Bryson
Auteur:Bill 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...