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The House


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Table of Contents

1. A phone call from half a world away
2. The young Jorn
3. Scandi-style
4. The mastermind
5. The ordinary Joe, who gave Sydney its Opera House
6. The magnificent lonely idea
7. Sex magic and the maestro
8. Gentlemen, here is your Opera House
9. And the winner is ...
10. Poetry or pastry?
11. Bennelong pointers
12. Kiss and sell
13. With a little bit of bloomin' luck
14. A mini Greek tragedy
15. Rising up like Aztec gods
16. The spherical solution
17. End of the bromance
18. The arch that changed the world
19. Plain sailing
20. Millions and mullions
21. High noon at the chief secretary's office
22. I am still available
23. This chapter is over
24. Malice in Blunderland
25. SOS to London
26. New man at the Opera House
27. Autopsy on a dream
28. Hall's balls
29. Not a job for boys
30. Opening daze
31. Reconciliation

About the Author

Helen Pitt is a Sydney Morning Herald journalist who has worked as the opinion and letters editor at Australia's oldest daily metropolitan newspaper where she began her career in 1986. She has worked as a writer for The Bulletin magazine, in California for New York Times Digital, and as a television reporter at Euronews in France. Her feature writing has won the Austcare Media award and been highly commended in the UN Media Peace prize.

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