At Home in Australia Hardcover – 3 Nov 2003
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HardCover. Pub Date: October 2003 Pages: 256 in Publisher: THAMES Info & HUDSON Click on the Google Preview image above to the read some pages of this book! Peter Conrad is one of the most gifted writers Whether exploring the history of our time. of opera (A Song of Love and Death). the essence of a movie director (The Hitchcock Murders). or the twentieth-century relationship between art and life (Modern Times. Modern Places). he has dazzled audiences for nearly thirty-five years since he left his native Australia for a life spent mainly in Oxford. London. Lisbon. and New York. In this new book. Conrad tells the story of what Australiathe people. the bush. the desert. the citiesused to be like. and what it has now become. He uses all his special gifts of making us feel that the particular. in this case a country far from the horizons of most of us. is nevertheless of intense...
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