P.E.H.M. Verberne was a Dutch journalist and author. He was born in 1904 in Amsterdam, and died in 1968. He was a member of the Dutch resistance during World War II, and was imprisoned in a concentration camp for a time. After the war, he worked as a journalist for the newspaper De Telegraaf. He also wrote several books, including Australië, which was published in 1950.
Australië is a travelogue and literary history of Australia. It tells the story of the country’s history, from its Aboriginal origins to the arrival of European settlers. It also discusses the development of Australian literature, from the early colonial period to the 20th century.
The book was well-received by critics, and was praised for its comprehensiveness and its insights into Australian culture. It has been translated into several languages, and is still considered to be one of the most important books about Australia ever written.
Here are some additional details about the book:
- It is 240 pages long.
- It has 26 pages of illustrations.
- It is written in Dutch.
- It was published by Littera Scripta Manet in Naarden, Netherlands in 1950.
- It is available in the National Library of Australia collection.