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Molvania

Santo Cilauro, Tom Gleisner, Rob Sitch

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ISBN 13: 978-1-58567-619-4
Trim Size: 4 3/4 X 7 3/4
Paper
Overlook
9/1/2004

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Turning the standard text and design of familiar travel guides on its ear is the mandate of the Jetlag Travel Guide to Molvan a, the small Eastern European nation keen to position itself as a tourist attraction, despite the fact that it doesn't exist.

Welcome to Molvan a, the "land-locked republic famous as the birthplace of the polka and whooping cough, and producer of 83% of the world's beetroot." Cultural details, useful phrases, accommodation and restaurant listings, color photos, and maps are found alongside information about the people, the country, and major exports (which include spittoons and low-grade heroin).

Brilliantly original and very, very funny. If you buy just one book on Molvania this year make it this book. Bill Bryson

A genuinely funny and utterly surreal book: imagine a Monthy Python guide to Eastern Europe and you re almost there. Ben Schott, author of Schott's Original Miscellany


Check out www.molvania.com for the official web-site for the Molvania Tourism Board and to hear the latest winner of Molvanian Idol
A massive bestseller in Australia, outselling Harry Potter 5 during Christmas 2003

Santo Cilauro, Tom Gleisner, and Rob Sitch are Australian filmmakers and the dream team behind the Jetlag Travel Guides; their stated purpose is to take people where they don't want to go.

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