Celebrated author Frank Moorhouse used Canberra to write his greatest work

By Sally Pryor
Updated June 28 2022 - 6:28am, first published 6:24am
Author Frank Moorhouse, who has died aged 83, used Canberra as the inspiration for one of his greatest novels. Picture: Ryan Osland

It was on a freezing cold Canberra day, one that began with mist rather than blue skies, that Frank Moorhouse had the epiphany that would lead to the writing of one of his greatest works.

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