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    Molvania (Paperback) By (author) Santo Cilauro, By (author) Tom Gleisner, By (author) Rob Stitch


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    DescriptionMolvania, birthplace of the polka and whooping cough, has often been overlooked as a tourist destination but thanks to this fully up-dated Jetlag Travel Guide the keen traveller can now enjoy one of central Europe's best-kept secrets. Everything you need to know about this unique nation - 'a land untouched by modern dentistry' - is here, including: useful phrases: Sprufki Doh Craszko? (What is that smell?); eating out: as a rule, eating out in Molvania is quite cheap - but in some larger cities you may be expected to pay extra for a waiter with a moustache; accommodation: Hotjl Palfvi is a 250-year-old Carmelite convent that has been tastefully restored with a real eye for period detail. For example, each room features a large wooden crucifix that opens to reveal a fully-stocked mini-bar; and culture: the national anthem was chosen in 1987 as part of a competition, sung to the tune of 'What a Feeling' from "Flashdance", the third verse is generally considered optional.

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    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Santo Cilauro, By (author) Tom Gleisner, By (author) Rob Stitch
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 256
    Width: 127 mm
    Height: 198 mm
    ISBN 13: 9781844004799
    ISBN 10: 1844004791

    BIC subject category V2: WTH
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T13.0
    BIC E4L: HUM
    BIC subject category V2: WHP
    BISAC V2.8: HUM007000
    DC22: 827.92
    Thema V1.0: WTH, WHP
    Illustrations note
    illustrated throughout with colour photographs and artworks
    Quadrille Publishing Ltd
    Imprint name
    Quadrille Publishing Ltd
    Publication date
    05 October 2007
    Publication City/Country
    Author Information
    The hugely successful Australian writing team of Santo Cilauro, Tom Gleisner and Rob Sitch have worked together for almost two decades. Under the banner of 'Working Dog' they have produced a vast body of internationally acclaimed projects, including the two award-winning feature films, The Castle and The Dish, and the bestselling Jetlag Travel Guides to Phaic Tan and San Sombrero.