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Pseudonym of Camille Auguste Marie Caseleyr (1909-1985), a Belgian who, after World War Two, emigrated to Australia, where he set his sf novel, The End of It All (1962). The tale depicts a nuclear World War Three and climaxes in doomed Australian attempts to cope with epidemics unleashed by the opposing forces. The tale then becomes a Future History, which describes the protracted but total extinction of humanity. [JC]
born Antwerp, Belgium: 22 September 1909
died Yeppoon, Queensland: 23 January 1985
Entry from The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction (2011-current) edited by John Clute and David Langford.
Accessed 05:07 am on 21 March 2023.