The Songlines is a 1987 book written by Bruce Chatwin, combining fiction and non-fiction. Chatwin describes a trip to Australia which he has taken for the express purpose of researching Aboriginal song and its connections to nomadic travel.
1 de ene. de 2001 · Bruce Chatwin. 3.97. 11,126 ratings784 reviews. In this extraordinary book, Bruce Chatwin has adapted a literary form common until the eighteenth century though rare in ours; a story of ideas in which two companions, traveling and talking together, explore the hopes and dreams that animate both them and the people they encounter.
1 de jun. de 1988 · The Songlines (Penguin Classics) $14.87. (728) In Stock. Bruce Chatwin-author of In Patagonia-ventures into the desolate land of Outback Australia to learn the meaning of the Aborginals' ancient "Dreaming-tracks."
5 de sept. de 2023 · Last Updated September 5, 2023. Bruce Chatwin's 1987 novel The Songlines tells the story of a trip Chatwin took to Australia and is partly fictional, while including many non-fiction events.
26 de jun. de 2012 · This singular book, which was a New York Times bestseller when it was published in 1987, engages all of Chatwin's lifelong passions, including his obsession with travel, his interest in the nomadic way of life, and his hunger to understand man's origins and nature.
18 de oct. de 2016 · The Songlines. Bruce Chatwin. Open Road Media, Oct 18, 2016 - Travel - 293 pages. International Bestseller: The famed travel writer and author of In Patagonia traverses Australia, exploring Aboriginal culture and song—and humanity’s origins.