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Neville, Jill

Entry updated 12 September 2022. Tagged: Author.

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(1932-1997) Australian journalist, playwright and author, mostly in the UK from 1951; she was the sister of Richard Neville (1941-2016), editor of Oz in the 1960s and author of Footprints of the Future: Handbook for the Third Millennium (2002). Neville was not much drawn to sf, though her second novel, The Love-Germ (1969), is an occasionally sharp sf Satire set in the Near Future, which traces the course of the eponymous mutant bug as it transforms society. [JC]

Jill Adelaide Neville

born Sydney, New South Wales: 29 May 1932

died London: 11 June 1997


  • The Love-Germ (London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1969) [hb/Magnus Lohkamp]


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