Australian travel that offers endless variations – you can spend your time on a party in Sydney, make an adventure trip to the Outback or offer a variety of wineries in several Australian states. Australia is a big country, and unless it's been spent for months, you have to make some decisions on how to spend time. To help you, there are some books in Australia – five novels depicting different aspects of Australian life and history.
Kate Grenville "The Secret River"
A story about Australia's beginnings, William Thornbill and his wife, Sal traveled from London to the New South Wales novelists church in the early 1800's. For a while in Sydney (they are very different from today's Sydney) they decide to try their luck in lands where Will watched along Hawkesbury River. The challenges faced by their neighborhoods, local natives and settlers remind us of the hardest country for those who have chosen to be home. There are wonderful descriptions of the landscape seen by an outsider, and the books point to "warts and everything" as a result of the settlement to Australian indigenous peoples.
"The City Like Alice" While this first part of the novel is in the Maltese jungle in World War II, the next step is a story that takes the country to Australia. If you want to know what life was like in a small perimeter city (rather in a village indeed) in the 1940s and 50s, then this novel is a good idea. The hardness of the landscape and the unbelievable distance falls, as the English woman of Jean Paget travels to Australia to find the man she met while the Japanese were captured in Malay. Language and attitudes, especially for Australian natives, are true to their time and should be considered. But this gives a good signal of the realities of rural Australian life, which still have a strong cultural impact on Australians today. [TimothyWinton(1965)] From the desert to the sea, he is now one of Australia's most respected writers in this novel. This novel lies in the southwestern corner of Australia, where the area was more of a home to the timber industry than today's tourists and vineyards. It was set in the 70s, an early story about teenagers Bruce while trying to overcome the tide of rural life with some high-risk activities – such as surfing, a dangerous and deadly beach. dark friendship with an older woman. As Bruce begins to grow, both emotionally and sexually, we deal with the most poetic and enjoyable descriptions you'll ever find a "religion" surfing. And you, you feel as if you have discovered the rough and beautiful beaches of this part of the country.
Peter Temple's "bad debts"
Peter Temple is one of Australia's leading criminals, and this novel introduces his hero Jack Irish. – a downtown Melbourne attorney who loves Australian rules football, gambling, and part-time wardrobe. This is winter in Melbourne, full of rain, pubs and shady underworld. It has been hard for the Irish for years since one of her dodgy clients murdered her, and now Danny, another former client, needs her help. But when Danny dies, the Irish discovers that there are plenty of political elites in the city who want the past to remain undisturbed and determined to reach the truth. The novels of the church can not give "sun and sand," but the more Australian Australian vocabulary and urban subculture will handle how you can handle it.
"Summerland" Malcolm Knox
And finally Sydney, and a novel that reveals the city's idle rich life. Four young Sydneysiders were friendly because they were teenagers and live along the northern shores of the city, their worlds are their feet. They make up two couples and spend every Christmas at Palm Beach, which is a favorite resort for the rich. But despite all this, their friendships are based on lies as Richard realizes when he finds out the long-term relationship between his wife and his best friend. If you want to gain insight into the privileged lives of some people in Sydney, then this novel will take you.
These novels only get a taste of a number of books in Australia, but it's worth reading for your trip or the plane. If you fall in love with a novel to your place where you will not be, you will not only put yourself in your place, but will be absorbed before your trip, which will make you more enjoyable when you get there.