184 pages | 20 B/W Illus.
Peter Murray's compelling and highly readable biography of the building presents both sides of the story. Using previously unpublished files and papers, Murray has managed to unravel one of the most intriguing architectural controversies of recent times - what really happened when they built Sydney Opera House…
'Peter Murray presents a nicely balanced view of the controversies that have dogged this remarkable building. He has probably come closest to the real story of what happened in those years of struggle.' - CIOB International News
Foreword Introduction Dramatis Personae Significant Dates 1. A Magnificent Doodle 2. Collaboration and Creativity 3. The Move to Sydney 4. A Quart Into a Pint Pot 5. The Turn of the Screw 6. "You Have Forced Me to Leave" 7. The Aftermath 8. Ars Longa, Vita Brevis Bibliography