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George Turner

Australia (1916 - 1996)

George Turner, who died in 1996, was a significant and award-winning Australian novelist before turning to SF in the 1970s and becoming one of the great SF writers of the late twentieth century. His major books include Beloved Son, Drowning Towers, Brain Child, and Genetic Soldier. He was widely reviewed and was a winner of the Arthur C. Clarke Award for best novel.

Genres: Science Fiction
Anthologies edited
Non fiction
Anthologies containing stories by George Turner
Short stories
In a Petri Dish Upstairs (1978)
A Pursuit of Miracles (1982)
I Still Call Australia Home (1990)
Flowering Mandrake (1994)

Arthur C. Clarke Award Best Book winner (1988) : Drowning Towers
John W Campbell Memorial Award Best Novel nominee (1988) : Drowning Towers
Nebula Awards Best Novel nominee (1989) : Drowning Towers