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30 Day Book Playlist Challenge, Day 12: World

In a Sunburned Country - Bill Bryson

Day 12: Name a book that you've read or want to read based in a foreign country. (World)

 

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I'm not allowing myself to use England for this prompt because that would be waaaay too easy.

 

Instead I'm going to use it's strange cousin, Australia, because I will never get over that it used to be a penal colony.

 

Bill Bryson is one of my favorite writers, and this is my favorite book of his. It's probably not the best book to read if you're looking for a good history of Australia, but it is an excellent travel guide. Bryson is great at finding the personality of cities and other places that he visits, and the random facts he pulls out of nowhere never fail to amuse me.

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