Michael Wilding

Susan K. Martin reviews 'Wild Bleak Bohemia' by Michael Wilding

Susan K Martin
29 May 2015

‘The mind retires from such speculation, unsatisfied but impressed’

Joseph Furphy, Such is Life

Michael Wilding’s biographical study traces in minute detail the interwoven lives of Adam Lindsay Gordon, Marcus Clarke, and Henry Kendall as their destinies converged on Mel ... More

Jeffrey Poacher reviews 'The Magic of It' by Michael Wilding

Jeffrey Poacher
25 October 2011

Declarations of loathing for the other members of one’s species tend to be tedious in reality but hilarious in fiction. The characters in Michael Wilding’s latest novel repeatedly prove this point with their mock-serious diatribes against, among others, the habitués of Sydney coffee shops (‘black-clad, metal-pierced creatures’), the patrons of English pubs (‘maggots … a rabble’), ... More