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Asian Dawn by Michael Wilding Australian Scholarly, 2013, 226 pages, $24.95   Michael Wilding is a prolific writer, having produced some thirty books since his groundbreaking book of stories Aspects of the Dying Process (1972). He is also one of Australia’s most innovative authors. Each book, or group of books, explores new territory, using different styles of writing: satirical comedy and memoir drawing on irony, fantasy, farce and documentary. His world is a comedie humaine, not tied to realism but always related to the realities of the contemporary world. A distinguished academic, born in England in Worcester and educated at…

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