Solomon Time: Adventures in the South Pacific (BOK)

Will Randall

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Echoing the experiences of Robert Louis Stevenson - who spent several years in the South Pacific - here is the story of a contemporary writer who lived in and came to love the Solomon Islands. Most unexpectedly, Will Randall, once a happy schoolteacher, found himself dispatched to a small village on a not very large island, far out in the vastness of the South Pacific. His mission (although he had hardly chosen to accept it): - to fulfil the dying wishes of the 'Commander' and help the local people set up a money-making community project. The Solomon Islands, islands lost in time - Solomon Time; these little gems of land scattered across the ocean, must be the last sanctuary on our shrivelled planet not yet overshadowed by the Golden Arches or encapsulated in a Coca-Cola bubble. Everyone has dreamed at some time of living on a desert island. Here is the unvarnished truth. Sharks, turtles, a band of unruly chickens, a cast of extraordinary characters, and a bird called the Spangled Drongo, accompany Will Randall through some of the most fascinating and certainly funniest scenes to be found in travel writing since Gerald Durrell.

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 2002 Forfatter Will Randall
Forlag
Abacus
ISBN 9780349115023
Antall sider 304 Dimensjoner 12,6cm x 19,6cm x 2cm
Vekt 216 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Emner og form Travel writing

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