Songlines Of Steel

Steeped in modern British life but aware of his lost ancestry in Ethiopia, poet Lemn Sissay begins a highly personal voyage into the dusty red centre of the Australian outback.

By train, plane and jeep he sets out to follow and understand the ancient Dream Tracks of Aboriginal belief.

There, amongst the spiritual harmony of the Pitjanjara peoples, he discovers more about himself and his connection to his own heritage than he bargained for.

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Steeped in modern British life but aware of his lost ancestry in Ethiopia, poet Lemn Sissay begins a highly personal voyage into the dusty red centre of the Australian outback.

By train, plane and jeep he sets out to follow and understand the ancient Dream Tracks of Aboriginal belief.

There, amongst the spiritual harmony of the Pitjanjara peoples, he discovers more about himself and his connection to his own heritage than he bargained for.