The Songlines

The Songlines

Book Title: The Songlines

  • Publication Date: 01 Feb 2010
  • ISBN-13: 9780099769910
  • Rating : 4.5/5 from 205 voters
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Bruce Chatwin provides a fascinating background to indigenous Australian life.

The songlines are the invisible pathways that criss-cross Australia, tracks connecting communities and following ancient boundaries. Along these lines, Aboriginals passed the songs which revealed the creation of the land and the secrets of its past. In this magical account, Chatwin recalls his travels across the length and breadth of Australia seeking to find the truth about the songs and unravel the mysteries of their stories.