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Reviews

  • This book combines an irresistible author with an irresistible subject: Tim Flannery, a great zoologist and writer about science, relating his explorations of New Guinea, a vivid tropical universe

    Jared Diamond
  • An enthralling introduction to the mountain people of New Guinea - unimaginably remote, charming, cunning, cruel, subtle and appealing - and to their magnificent land

    New York Times Book Review
  • Australia has found its own Stephen Jay Gould

    Times Literary Supplement