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MacGregor, Loren J

Entry updated 12 September 2022. Tagged: Author.

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(1950-    ) US author who began publishing sf with his first novel, The Net (1987), a Galaxy-spanning sf adventure involving some unremarkable capers and a play-feud between two spacefaring merchant families. It is redeemed by the thought MacGregor gives to the implications of body-change Technology (the book reminded many readers of John Varley) and by his inventive use of the Net itself, which creates a sensory field as well as conveying information in space (see Information Theory). [JC]

Loren Joseph MacGregor

born Seattle, Washington: 1950


  • The Net (New York: Ace Science Fiction Books, 1987) [in the publisher's third Science Fiction Special series: pb/Earl Keleny]


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