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McCoy, Andrew

Entry updated 12 September 2022. Tagged: Author.

Working name of South African-born author André Jute McCoy (1945-    ), in Australia from the 1960s, who has concentrated as McCoy on violent tales of conflict in the continent of his birth, most of them verging into the Near Future. These include Atrocity Week (1978), The Insurrectionist (1979), which describes a future rising of Blacks against the South African government, African Revenge (1980), Blood Ivory (1983), in which the last surviving elephants are slaughtered, Cain's Courage (1985), Survivors and Winners (1986), The Meyeresco Helix (1988) and Roots of Violence (1991). As André Jute he has published tales of a similar nature though less aggressively told: Reverse Negative: A Novel of Suspense (1979), Festival (1982), Sinkhole (1982) and Iditarod (1990). [JC]

André Jute McCoy

born Oudtshoorn, South Africa: 1945


works as Andrew McCoy

works as André Jute (selected)


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