Apathetical Sydney: A Parody

Author(s): Josh Whiteman; Paul Chappell


Welcome to Sydney - the 'Emerald City',
With the world's nicest harbour, it's really quite pretty.
The surface is gorgeous but give it a scratch,
And you'll see how the upsides all come with a catch . . .

For children, Sydney is a wondrous place of jacaranda trees, chugging harbour ferries and singing ice cream trucks. For the rest of us, Sydney is a cess pit of red-faced road rage, late-running trains and overpriced bloody everything.

In this hilarious homage to the kids' classic Alphabetical Sydney, local creatives Paul Chappell and Josh Whiteman take an adults-only, A-Z tour of one of Australia's most iconic cities to reveal the truth its residents all recognise- while it looks lovely, it's f*cking impossible to live in.

To anyone who's ever had a good moan about the lockout laws, parking wardens or just the whole of the Eastern suburbs (but knows deep in their cynical heart that Sydney still beats Melbourne hands down)- this book is for you.


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General Fields

  • : 9781760892791
  • : Penguin Random House
  • : Penguin Books
  • : October 2019
  • : 1.2 Centimeters X 18.1 Centimeters X 26.8 Centimeters
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Josh Whiteman; Paul Chappell
  • : Hardback
  • : Nov-19
  • : English
  • : 56