George Turner

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Birthday
15, 1916
Birthplace
Melbourne, Australia
Death Date
Jun 8, 1997 (80)
Birth Sign
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Birthday
15, 1916
Birthplace
Melbourne, Australia
Death Date
Jun 8, 1997 (80)

About

Australian writer and literary critic best known for his science fiction novels, The Cupboard Under the Stairs and The Lame Dog Man. His 1988 novel, The Sea and Summer won the prestigious Arthur C. Clarke Award.

Before Fame

He served in the Australian Imperial Forces during World War II and later reviewed science fiction for the newspaper The Age.

Trivia

In 1984, he published his autobiography titled In the Heart or in the Head: An Essay in Time Travel.

Family Life

He was born in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, where he lived much of his life.

Associated With

He was to be a guest of honor at AussieCon Three, The World Science Fiction Convention, where the Peter Weir film The Truman Show was honored.

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