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Free, Colin

Entry updated 12 September 2022. Tagged: Author.

(1925-1996) Australian author whose The Soft Kill (1973), set in a totalitarian Near Future world in the depths of an Overpopulation crisis (an emphasis which clearly dates Free's concerns, as later in the twentieth century overpopulation became an issue more often ignored than confronted); the privileged few live in elevated Keeps. [JC]

Colin Lewis Free

born Sydney, New South Wales: 1 September 1925

died Goulburn, New South Wales: 26 May 1996



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