Wings of the Kite-hawk : A Journey Into the Heart of Australia

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  • Title: Wings of the Kite-hawk : A Journey Into the Heart of Australia
  • Author: Nicolas Rothwell
  • ISBN: 9780330364027
  • Page: 312
  • Format: Paperback
  • 1 thought on “Wings of the Kite-hawk : A Journey Into the Heart of Australia”

    1. This is a strange book by a strange man (who I have met, briefly) who loves driving in remote Australia and uncovering its secrets. Northern Australia's extraordinary weather, eroded landscapes, Aboriginal occupation and small population of drifters and eccentrics - drives the narrative. But Rothwell rarely sticks to a narrative, and mixes fact with fiction. Some of his passages have lasted in my own memory. I am happy he writes about this region - I am happy not to be living there and to be par [...]

    2. So enjoyed the cavalcade of oddball characters met along the quest to I'm not sure what but the journey was worth it anyway. The unexpected self deprecating humour was delightful and as I live in remote Australia it is all so real.

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