30 Days in Sydney: A Wildly Distorted Account
After living abroad for years, novelist Peter Carey returns home to Sydney and attempts to capture its character with the help of his old friends, drawing the reader into a wild and wonderful journey of discovery and rediscovery as bracing as the southerly buster that sometimes batters Sydney's shores. Famous sights such as Bondi Beach, the Opera House, the Harbour Bridge and the Blue Mountains all take on a strange new intensity when exposed to the penetrating gaze of the author and his friends.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - siafl - LibraryThing
This book has some stuff that is interesting to me, and then some of it I just couldn't wrap my head around so I skimmed over some chapters in a way like I almost gave up trying to figure out what ... Read full review
30 DAYS IN SYDNEY: A Wildly Distorted AccountUser Review - Jane Doe - Kirkus
Booker-winning novelist Carey (The True History of the Kelly Gang, 2001, etc.) turns in a "distorted" tour of Sydney during last year's Olympic Games.Though this "Writer and the City" series promises ... Read full review