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Brebner, Winston

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(1924-2004) US author whose sf novel Doubting Thomas (1956) depicts a computer-ruled Dystopia; the protagonist of the tale, a magistrate in his centrally controlled state, secretly becomes a clown once a year, during the State Holiday, giving some opportunities for Satire. The novel also explores the metaphysical pathos of clowning in a world that disallows any element of Revel. [JC]

Winston P Brebner

born Massachusetts: 2 August 1924

died Bethlehem, New Hampshire: 12 November 2004

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