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Generational exchange: Melanie Cheng on ‘Room for a Stranger’

Melanie Cheng’s debut novel Room for a Stranger (Text, May) follows the unlikely friendship between an elderly Australian woman and an international student from Hong Kong. Reviewer Carody Culver spoke to the author. How did the idea for Room for a Stranger come to you, and had it been percolating...

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