'Erudite, humbling and rhapsodic ... No thinking traveller interested in Poland should overlook this essential book' Guardian
Born and educated in Australia, Michael Moran spent his twenties wandering the islands of Polynesia and Melanesia. He is a Fellow of the RGS and author of Beyond the Coral Sea. He lives in Warsaw.
'Erudite, humbling and rhapsodic A... No thinking traveller interested in Poland should overlook this essential book.' Guardian'Moran is a sensitive, intelligent companion, as able to capture the rapacious spirit and chaotic conditions of modern Poland as he is the mournful, savage ghosts of its past. The result is moving and absorbing' Metro 'A Country in the Moon is literary travel writing at its best: elegiac, informative and profound. It's probably the best travel book I will read this year.' Wanderlust'A well-crafted, spirited and original polonaise, triumphantly balancing humour with scholarship' Observer'There is so much to admire in this well-researched and hugely entertaining book, and so much to learnA...if you fancy elegant erudition, A Country in the Moon is a three-star feast' - Time Out