Entry updated 12 September 2022. Tagged: Author.
(1943-2015) Southern-Rhodesia-born editor and author, in the UK from about 1960; of his novels, two are of sf interest: God and All His Angels (1976) is a Satire set in a Near Future England which has been turned into a theme park, though a grim new government, run by right-wing radicals known as God's Angels, soon takes over; and A Party to Die For (1997) anticipates a millennial Disaster in the shape of a Comet due to impact Earth at the turn of the year 2000. [JC]
born Umtali, Southern Rhodesia [now Zimbabwe]: 16 February 1943
died 13 June 2015
- God and All His Angels (London: Hamish Hamilton, 1976) [hb/]
- A Party to Die For (London: Little, Brown, and Company, 1997) [hb/Kevin Tweddell]
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