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Issue Details: First known date: 2009... 2009 Paradise Updated
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'There are precious few places still untouched by tourism. Paradise Lost? Chance would be a fine thing. More like Paradise Packaged, Marketed and Sold in Easy-to-Enjoy Portions. And if there's money to be made shining light into the darkest corners of the world, SmallWorld wrote the book on it.

Robert Rind is a legend in travel writing circles, fiercely independent and resolutely old school. Too old school. The Company decides he's a liability and sends young, pliable Mithra to tropical Maganda to take his place. But the guidebook writer's life isn't all bustling street markets and five-star resorts: as any seasoned traveller knows, things rarely go as planned and Robert Rind is unlikely to come quietly.

Mic Looby's masterful debut novel weaves a hilarious and hair-raising tale of compromised idealism and corporate skullduggery. You'll never open another guidebook without reading between the lines.' (From publisher's blurb.)

Notes

  • Dedication: To Rachel, who had to travel with me.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Mulgrave, Ashwood - Mulgrave area, Melbourne South East, Melbourne, Victoria,: Affirm Press , 2009 .
      Extent: 288p.
      ISBN: 9780980374667 (pbk.)

Works about this Work

Untitled Belinda Burns , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , November no. 316 2009; (p. 33)

— Review of Paradise Updated Mic Looby , 2009 single work novel
Untitled Craig Cook , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 7 November 2009; (p. 24)

— Review of Paradise Updated Mic Looby , 2009 single work novel
The Looniness of the Planetary Travel Writer George Dunford , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 19 September 2009; (p. 27)

— Review of Paradise Updated Mic Looby , 2009 single work novel
Cover Notes Lucy Sussex , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The Sunday Age , 13 September 2009; (p. 21)

— Review of Escape Anna Fienberg , 2009 single work novel ; Paradise Updated Mic Looby , 2009 single work novel
Cover Notes Lucy Sussex , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The Sunday Age , 13 September 2009; (p. 21)

— Review of Escape Anna Fienberg , 2009 single work novel ; Paradise Updated Mic Looby , 2009 single work novel
The Looniness of the Planetary Travel Writer George Dunford , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 19 September 2009; (p. 27)

— Review of Paradise Updated Mic Looby , 2009 single work novel
Untitled Craig Cook , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 7 November 2009; (p. 24)

— Review of Paradise Updated Mic Looby , 2009 single work novel
Untitled Belinda Burns , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , November no. 316 2009; (p. 33)

— Review of Paradise Updated Mic Looby , 2009 single work novel
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