After tales from the USA and Britain, Bill Bryson turns his roving
eye to Australia, the only island that is also a continent and the
only continent that is also a country. It is the driest, flattest,
most desiccated, infertile and climatically aggressive of all the
inhabited continents. It has more things that can kill you in a
very nasty way that anywhere else. Yet when Bill Bryson travelled
to Australia he promptly fell in love with the country. And... more...