Frühstück Mit Kängurus. Australische Abenteuer
Publish date: November 2002
Pages no: 416
Edition language: Deutsch
What Bill Bryson taught me about Australia: everything wants to kill you, whether or not it is animate, let alone conscious.Everything. And all of the critters are weird, many adorably so. We’re big on quakkas at my house. And Bryson is at his funniest describing a deep and embarrassing sleep he fel...
Three (reluctant) stars.
An excellent overview of an often overlooked country, I can't recommend this book enough to anyone interested in an informative, but funny, look at a country unlike any other. Bryson is obviously besotted with Australia, but he doesn't pull any punches about what's wrong with it either. Lightly i...
This is my first Bill Bryson book, and I'm sure it won't be my last. For a travel book, this has it all; a quirky sense of humor, deep descriptions, an astonishing sense of place, history, interesting factoids, relevance, perspective -- and Bryson's writing style, which falls somewhere between Charl...
This travelogue of an American in Australia was hilarious. I had no choice; I had to give this five stars. I have this rule you see: if a book makes me think, cry, or laugh out loud, I give it top marks. I was smiling madly by the middle of the first page--at page 17 I was giggling. I haven't laughe...
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