Matthew Reilly was recently dubbed ‘publishing’s boy wonder’ by the Sydney Morning Herald. His action-packed blockbuster novels read like Hollywood movies, with the sound turned up – and they’ve sold over seven million copies worldwide.
Reilly’s latest large-scale thriller, The Great Zoo of China, involves a secret new animal species, the greatest zoo ever built, and a group of journalists assured they’re perfectly safe … until they’re not.
Come to Frankston and meet the Harrison Ford of Australian publishing, in conversation with Chris Flynn.
Chris Flynn is the author of The Glass Kingdom and A Tiger in Eden, which was shortlisted for the Commonwealth Book Prize. His latest novel is Mammoth, released in March 2020. His fiction and non-fiction have appeared in the Age, the Australian, Griffith Review, Meanjin, Australian Book Review, the Saturday Paper, Smith Journal, the Big Issue, Monster Children, McSweeney’s and many other publications. He has conducted interviews for the Paris Review and is a regular presenter at literary festivals across Australia. Chris lives on Phillip Island, next to a penguin sanctuary.
Matthew Reilly is the international bestselling author of nine novels: Ice Station, Temple, Contest, Area 7, Scarecrow, Hover Car Racer, Seven Ancient Wonders, The Six Sacred Stones, The Five Greatest Warriors and Scarecrow and the Army of Thieves. His latest book is The Great Zoo of China.