The Devil in Tim: Penelope's Travels in Tasmania

The Devil in Tim: Penelope's Travels in Tasmania

by Tim Bowden

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The Devil in Tim: Penelope's Travels in Tasmania by Tim Bowden

When Tim Bowden went back to Tasmania to explore his state of origin for the first time in many years, he was reminded of his adolescent assertion that "Tasmania is the testicle of Australia, suffusing the mainland with strength and vigor. What a pity there is only one of them." In this cheeky and warm rediscovery of Tasmania and its at-times dark history, Tim and his wife Ros explore some of the quirkier outposts of island civilization (stopping at a winery or three along the way) and travel through landscapes of incomparable beauty and devastating desolation. With a cast of characters as memorable as they are eccentric, this is a generous portrait of the island and its fiercely proud people. A fascinating and humorous account of a rapidly changing Tasmania, told by one of Australia's most infectious raconteurs and highly regarded broadcasters, The Devil in Tim belongs in the suitcase or backpack of every visitor to Tasmania, first timers and regulars alike.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781741752373
Publisher: Allen & Unwin Pty., Limited
Publication date: 05/01/2008
Pages: 324
Product dimensions: 5.10(w) x 7.60(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Tim Bowden is the author of Down Under in the Top End and Penelope Bungles to Broome.

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