Simon and Shuster, 1992. First edition. A fine copy in a near fine d/w with light bumping to the head of the spine.
The second of two volumes, this book depicts the Australian urban landscape through the eyes of a diverse range of writers, and examines the influence of the urban landscape on Australian writers over the past 200 years. It features quotes from major works of Australian fiction and poetry as well as biographical descriptions, and includes acknowledged Tgreats' of Australian literature as well as more obscure writers. Indexed. The author has written a number of other books, both fiction and non-fiction.