[LMB] OF: Australian SF

Mark Allums mark at allums.email
Sat Oct 9 01:36:39 BST 2021


A relatively new author:  Claire Coleman.  Her Debut: Terra Nullius 
[sic].  SF, although it's not a spoiler to say it doesn't start that 
way.  Was a monthly pick on the Sword and Laser podcast.

Mark A.

On 10/8/2021 11:57 AM, Marc Wilson wrote:
> On Thu, 7 Oct 2021 18:39:52 -0600, brazee <howard at brazee.net> wrote:
> 
>>
>>
>>> On Oct 7, 2021, at 6:31 PM, Raymond Collins <rcrcoll6 at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>
>>> I read the book "On The Beach" and saw the movie. The main character was
>>> the captain of the last surviving nuclear submarine his crew and the people
>>> of Australia. The most poignant scene is when Moira stands on the bluff
>>> looking over the sea as the submarine and her crew dives for the last time.
>>> It definitely was not a cheerful ending.
>>
>> I saw the movie when it came out, and remembered images of the lines & of San Francisco and the music.   I didn’t read it until last year.
> 
> "This is the way the world ends; not with a bang, but with a whimper."
> --
> -The Devil's Dictionary, 1911
> critic, n. A person who boasts himself hard to please because
> nobody tries to please him. (Ambrose Bierce)
> 


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