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New PDF release: 30 Days in Sydney: A Wildly Distorted Account

By Peter Carey

ISBN-10: 1596915692

ISBN-13: 9781596915695

“This is a fabulously idiosyncratic small masterpiece ... it’s so stable it takes your breath away.”—Times (UK)

After dwelling out of the country for years, novelist Peter Carey returns domestic to Sydney and makes an attempt to seize its personality. looking assistance from his outdated associates, Carey is quickly drawn into their unusual, anarchic worlds, every one orbiting where he has get back to work out. the result's a wild and beautiful trip of discovery and rediscovery as bracing because the southerly bluster that usually batters Sydney’s shorelines. well-known points of interest comparable to Bondi seashore, the Opera condo, the Harbour Bridge and the Blue Mountains all tackle an odd new depth whilst uncovered to the penetrating gaze of the writer and his friends.

30 Days in Sydney bargains the reader a fascinating glimpse in the back of the facades and the Venetian blinds of the city.

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