[LMB] Fwd: OF: Australian SF

Markus Baur baur at chello.at
Fri Oct 8 07:17:34 BST 2021


i also strong suggest to read his autobiography "sliderule"



Am 08.10.2021 um 01:36 schrieb Pat Mathews:
> He wrote quite a bit of other stuff, too, including a near-future s/f whose name I have totally forgotten. It did feature a society where you could earn extra votes by this, that, or the other thing - very Komarran, that.
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> Subject: Re: [LMB] OF: Australian SF
> Shute wrote _On the Beach_ about the world dying after a nuclear war.
> I'm a bit vague of the details of that book because nuclear war
> apocalypses are no longer my idea of leisure reading.
> Alayne
> On Thu, 7 Oct 2021, Elizabeth Holden wrote:
>> Pat Mathews:
>>> To go way, way back, there's Australian writer Nevil Shute, who might
>> have been a contemporary > of Heinlein, or even earlier.
>> I read some of  his books, and loved them. Always planned to read more. But
>> I don't remember them as being SF. What SF did he write?
>> namaste,
>> Elizabeth
>> Elizabeth Holden <azurite at azurite.ca>
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