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Joint pseudonym of UK authors Simon Michael (1955- ) and Peter Rosenberg (? - ) whose Near Future thriller, The Usurper (1988), is set in a Dystopian UK where the privileged live securely within a walled City of London (see Keep), and the unemployable masses live in suburbs. Social mobility is provided through Usurping – sanctioned killing of the employed for their jobs. From this, an adventure plot develops. [JC]
- The Usurper (London: Grafton, 1988) [pb/]
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