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the Dead Heart,
the remote interior of Australia
C20: from the title
The Dead Heart of Australia
(1906) by J. W. Gregory (1864–1932), British geologist
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It is a dead heart. It is inside of me. It is a stranger yet once it was agreeable, opening and...
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