The songlines are the invisible pathways that criss-cross Australia, ancient tracks connecting communities and following ancient boundaries.
Along these lines Aboriginals passed the songs which revealed the creation of the land and the secrets of its past.
In this magical account, Chatwin recalls his travels across the length and breadth of Australia seeking to find the truth about the songs and unravel the mysteries of their stories.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 304 pages
- Publisher: Vintage Publishing
- Publication Date: 28/11/1998
- Category: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
- ISBN: 9780099769910