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Description - The Songlines by Bruce Chatwin

'Extraordinary - a remarkable and satisfying book' Observer

Bruce Chatwin provides a fascinating background to indigenous Australian life.

The songlines are the invisible pathways that criss-cross Australia, tracks connecting communities and following ancient boundaries. Along these lines, Aboriginals passed the songs which revealed the creation of the land and the secrets of its past. In this magical account, Chatwin recalls his travels across the length and breadth of Australia seeking to find the truth about the songs and unravel the mysteries of their stories.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780099769910
ISBN-10: 0099769913
Format: Paperback / softback
(198mm x 129mm x 19mm)
Pages: 304
Imprint: Vintage Classics
Publisher: Vintage Publishing
Publish Date: 3-Dec-1998
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Bruce Chatwin

Bruce Chatwin reinvented British travel writing with his first book, In Patagonia, and followed it with four other books, each unique and extraordinary. He died in 1989.

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