Trapped in Sydney Airport I saw The House, Helen Pitt’s history of the construction of the Sydney Opera House. It seemed an irresistible subject having seen the structure most of the days I’d been in Sydney. It’s a very engaging read weaving a narrative of the numerous larger than life characters responsible for the creation …
Saw this mentioned on a blog I read and thought it looked very interesting. It certainly seems like a unique treatment. So, it’s on the acquisitions shelf and reading will soon commence.
From fiction to biography/memoir to history. Sea Of Dangers is subtitled Captain Cook And His Rivals. Geoffrey Blainey writes about James Cook and another mariner, Jean de Surville, and how their journeys of discovery nearly intersected. Looks interesting.
Part of the original Presbyterian church building at Naracoorte. The date is over the window.