Melbourne’s gllittering lights may be a draw but integrating as a migrant requires effort – that’s the message of Ken’s Quest. Photo: Shutterstock

Book review: Ken’s Quest – a triumphant ode to the diversity of Australia, and a plea for tolerance

Cher Chidzey’s story of a Chinese engineer’s efforts to settle in Melbourne is part parable and part romance, and a reminder that migration is a two-way street

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Melbourne’s gllittering lights may be a draw but integrating as a migrant requires effort – that’s the message of Ken’s Quest. Photo: Shutterstock
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William Wadsworth

William Wadsworth

William Wadsworth has a 44-year association with Hong Kong, and represents the second of three generations of his family with a connection to the South China Morning Post. A former staffer and past member of Britain's Guild of Motoring Writers, Bill has written about cars, arts, property and books for the Post for 15 years. Now retired at 60, he is an avid trailwalker-camper, and studies Asia's meetings and events industry as a hobby.