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  • Book: The Songlines
  • Location: Australia
  • Author: Bruce Chatwin

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“The songlines emerge as invisible pathways connecting up all over Australia: ancient tracks made of songs which tell of the creation of the land. The Aboriginals’ religious duty is ritually to travel the land, singing the Ancestors’ songs: singing the world into being afresh. The Songlines is one man’s impassioned song” (David Sexton Sunday Telegraph)

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