By Matthew Condon

during this booklet, the 3rd in a chain on Australian towns within which major Australian authors write approximately their domestic urban, novelist and journalist Matthew Condon rediscovers the town of his adolescence, Brisbane. Having lower back there after decades, Condon takes the reader on a special and private trip via modern Brisbane, unearthing its history—sometimes literally—and portray a portrait of the modern transformation of the city.

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