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Bamber, George

(1932-2017) US author who began publishing work of genre interest with "Ottmar Balleau X 2" for Rogue in 1961. His sf novel, The Sea Is Boiling Hot (1971), deals with a large number of themes, including Ecology: nuclear pollution has set the seas to boiling; mankind lives in huge domed Cities and communicate via Matter Transmission; Computers do the work and provide sophisticated entertainment; many citizens opt out for lobotomized relief from a boring world. The protagonist discovers how to reverse the effects of Pollution by reconstituting pollutants into their original states; Disaster routinely threatens and breaks. [JC]

George Everett Bamber

born Ann Arbor, Michigan: 18 October 1932

died Fallbrook, California: 9 January 2017



Entry from The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction (2011-current) edited by John Clute and David Langford.
Accessed 15:51 pm on 25 May 2022.