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Armstrong, Peter

Entry updated 12 September 2022. Tagged: Author.

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(?   -    ) Zimbabwean author, some of whose work is of sf interest. Hawks of Peace (1979) depicts an independent Near Future Zimbabwe from Armstrong's white settler perspective: devastation and violence accompany the installation of Black rule. In Cataclysm (1980), also set in the Near Future, the world after decades of Ecological degradation and Pollution suffers a catastrophic rise in ocean levels due to melting ice and other Disasters (see Climate Change); some of the more dramatic scenes of flooding are set in Manhattan (see New York). [JC]

Peter Armstrong


works (selected)

  • Cataclysm (Borrowdale, Zimbabwe: Welston Press, 1980) [pb/Lionel Murphy]


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