Willmot, Eric

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(1938-2014) Australian author whose Near Future sf novel, Below the Line (1991), describes the consequences of an Indonesian Invasion: Australia is broken into two Dystopias, as most Australians view this outcome, and run on Asian rules. The narrative itself expresses relatively little alarm – Willmot was of Aboriginal birth – and the ending is optimistic. [JC]

Eric Paul Willmot

born Cribb Island, Queensland: 1938 [1936 has also been given]

died Redcliffe, Queensland: 15 July 2014

works

  • Below the Line (Milsons Point, New South Wales: Hutchinson Australia, 1991) [hb/]

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