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Where I Fell to Earth

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Where I Fell to Earth tells of Peter Conrad's search for a home after leaving Tasmania - the country of his childhood so unforgettably described in Down Home. Eventually he finds four places, commuting between an Oxford college, a hermit's cottage tucked away in the heart of London, a house in Lisbon, and an apartment in New York. Moving between different worlds and cultur ...more
Paperback, 252 pages
Published July 10th 1992 by Chatto & Windus
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Feb 16, 2009 John rated it really liked it
I'm a fast reader, but this one took me longer than I'd thought it would to finish; his use of setting requires complete attention. In a nutshell, he's an Oxford don (with university housing), has a place in London (to get away from Oxford, where he never really seems to fit in), a place in New York (he's Australian, seemingly more culturally comfortable with Americans than Brits), and Lisbon ... a story in itself: as a young Oxford student, he was "adopted" by the family of a Portguese fellow s ...more
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