Matt Condon is widely known among readers for his True Crime novels, Three Crooked Kings, Jacks & Jokers and All Fall Down, these make up the trilogy – definitive accounts of greed, crime and corruption in an era that changed Queensland society.
BUT Matthew writes in more than one genre as many of his books indicate – true crime, sports fiction, travel literature and fiction.
In 2007 Matt’s epic novel, The Trout Opera, was published. Having taken 10 years to complete, The Trout Opera is a long, meandering novel with several characters, the main character being Wilfred Lampe, who perhaps in generations to come will be known as the Man from Snowy River.
Mickey McKellar will chat with Matthew about what was the inspiration for writing something so different and what kept him ‘hanging in’ for 10 years.