Questions of Travel, Paperback
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Laura travels the world before returning to Sydney, where she works for a publisher of travel guides.

Ravi dreams of being a tourist until he is driven from Sri Lanka by devastating events.

An enthralling array of people, places and stories surround these superbly drawn characters - from Theo, whose life plays out in the long shadow of the past, to Hana, an Ethiopian woman determined to reinvent herself.

Michelle de Kretser illuminates travel, work and modern dreams in this brilliant evocation of the way we live now.

Questions of Travel is infused with wit, imagination, uncanny common sense and a deep understanding of what makes us tick.




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Not surprised that people have found this book tough. The language is fine but you may not get all the references and sometimes there are streams of consciousness that are beautifully poetic but perhaps not driving the story forward. Overall though a nourishing read

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