Entry updated 29 October 2021. Tagged: Author.
(1952- ) Canadian author who began publishing sf with Dreams of an Unseen Planet (1986; rev 1989), in which three human colony ships, having escaped an Earth near terminal Ecological collapse, orbit a sentient planet called Gaea (see Gaia), where they are stranded, and difficulties soon ensue. The tale, heavily burdened with symbols and a selfconsciously significant prose, climaxes in the realization that the planet needs humans and humans need the planet for either species to reproduce and therefore survive (see Parasitism and Symbiosis). [JC]
born South Burnaby, British Columbia: 4 November 1952
- Dreams of an Unseen Planet (New York: Arbor House, 1986) [hb/Hannah Schapero]
- Dreams of an Unseen Planet (Edmonton, Alberta: Porcépic Press, 1989) [rev of the above: pb/Soren Henrich]
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