The Songlines

Author(s): Bruce Chatwin

Vintage Classics

For its twenty-fifth anniversary, a new edition of Bruce Chatwin's classic work with a new introduction by Rory Stewart Part adventure, part novel of ideas, part spiritual autobiography, The Songlines is one of Bruce Chatwin's most famous books.  This singular book, which was a New York Times bestseller when it was published in 1987, engages all of Chatwin's lifelong passions, including his obsession with travel, his interest in the nomadic way of life, and his hunger to understand man's origins and nature.   


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'Extraordinary - a remarkable and satisfying book' Observer 20040702

'Extraordinary...a remarkable and satisfying book' Observer

Bruce Chatwin reinvented British travel writing with his first book, In Patagonia, and followed it with four other books, each unique and extraordinary. He died in 1989.

General Fields

  • : 9780099769910
  • : Penguin Random House
  • : Vintage
  • : 0.213
  • : November 2007
  • : 200mm X 132mm X 18mm
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Paperback
  • : 304