Synopses & Reviews
The internationally acclaimed account of Robyn Davidson's epic journey across seventeen thousand miles of Australian desert and bush with four camels and a dog.
'A strong, salty fresh book by an original and individual young woman . . . This will rank among the best of the books of exploration and travel and, like them, is a record of self-discovery and self-proving' Doris Lessing
'As eccentric, undisciplined, flashily brilliant and pig-headed as its author . . . Ms Davidson is a born writer, her book deeply moving' Daily Telegraph
'An absorbing record of human endeavour and courage, a vivid picture of an extraordinary country by a perspective and sensitive observer, and the story of an inner journey, of shedding burdens ' Sydney Morning Herald
'It gets to the heart of landscape and solitude and becomes a venture to the interior of more than one dimension as its author approaches the hinterland of her own thorny psyche' Observer
An account of the author's journey across 1700 miles of Australian desert and bush with four camels and a dog.
A reissue of this classic travel book, recounting an epic 1,700-mile trek across the Australian desert.