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The Songlines free pdf For its twenty-fifth anniversary, a new edition of Bruce Chatwin's classic work with a new introduction by Rory StewartPart adventure, part novel of ideas, part spiritual autobiography, "The Songlines" is one of Bruce Chatwin's most famous books. Set in the desolate lands of the Australian Outback, it tells the story of Chatwin's search for the source and meaning of the ancient "dreaming tracks" of the Aborigines the labyrinth of invisible pathways by which their ancestors "sang" the world into existence. This singular book, which was a "New York Times" bestseller when it was published in 1987, engages all of Chatwin's lifelong passions, including his obsession with travel, his interest in the nomadic way of life, and his hunger to understand man's origins and nature. For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust theseries to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-datetranslations by award-winning translators."

About Bruce Chatwin

Bruce Chatwin (1940 1989) was the author of"In Patagonia," "The Viceroy of Ouidah," "On the Black Hill," "The Songlines," and"Utz." His other books are"What Am I Doing Here"and"Anatomy of Restlessness," posthumous anthologies of shorter works, and"Far Journeys," a collection of his photographs that also includes selections from his travel notebooks. Rory Stewart is the author of "The Prince of the Marshes "and "The Places in Between.""

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Author : Bruce Chatwin
Publisher : Penguin Books
Data Published : 26 June 2012
ISBN : 0142422576
EAN : 9780142422571
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 294 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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