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Pilkington, Roger

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(1915-2003) UK biologist and author, well known for a number of nonfiction books on sailing small boats, as well as several popular volumes on genetics. In his sf novel, Stringer's Folly (1951), a naively idealistic Scientist has created a long-range sterilization device, and comes to the conclusion that only a virile, ruthless country would be able to exploit the Eugenic potential of his Invention. The tale climaxes in a Dystopia called Purgia. [JC]

Roger Windle Pilkington

born Lancashire: 17 January 1915

died London: 5 May 2003

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