Down Under
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Down Under

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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, extroverted, 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 ...
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Product details

  • CD-Audio
  • 134 x 146mm | 258g
  • Bolinda/Audible audio
  • Australia
  • Unabridged
  • Unabridged edition
  • 1489380655
  • 9781489380654
  • 80,658

About Bill Bryson

Bill Bryson's bestselling travel books include The Lost Continent, A Walk in the Woods and Notes from a Small Island, which in a national poll was voted the book that best represents Britain. He has written books on language, on Shakespeare and on his own childhood in the hilarious memoir The Life and Times of the Thunderbolt Kid. His last critically lauded bestseller was At Home: a Short History of Private Life. William Roberts is an American actor whose credits include stage, television, radio, film and voice work. He spent five years as actor/director with the Oregon Shakespearean Festival before moving to Britain and becoming a member of the British Actors' Equity Association. A broadly experienced actor and voice artiste, Roberts is a frequent reader of American works on BBC Radio and for various audio publishers. He has also appeared on film and TV including Behind Closed Doors, Cold Mountain and Inspector Morse. Audible is a seller and producer of spoken audio entertainment, information, and educational programming on the Internet.
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