Under the Volcano

Under the Volcano

The Story of Bali

Book - 2007
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Under the Volcano is a popular history written by a master storyteller. It explores the island of Bali in a way that will enthral both lovers of history and curious visitors.

Bali has been a dream of paradise for many travellers. Nehru said, "This is the last paradise . . . This is the morning of the world." Yet it has also seen much bloodshed - from the ritual suicides of Balinese warriors to the recent Islamist bombing of the Sari Club.

In Under the Volcano , Cameron Forbes looks at the blood and the beauty of Bali, through interviews, legends, reporting and history. He tells the stories of surfers, jihadists and drug-runners, and traces the rich religious and cultural fabric of Balinese life. In so doing, he brings the story of the island paradise up to date.

Publisher: Melbourne, Vic. : 2007
ISBN: 9781863954099
Branch Call Number: ANF 959.86 FORB
Characteristics: 286 p. ; 23 cm

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