Down Under - Bill Bryson



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…

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Down Under by Bill Bryson

In a very good condition with some creasing to the spine and a sticker on the front cover. There are a few light marks on the back cover. All pages are clean and intact. See photos for more details.

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Weight 294 g
Dimensions 19.7 × 12.8 × 2.6 cm




Bill Bryson