'In the era of "the big squeeze" - when an environmentally ravaged Earth groans beneath the weight of twelve billion people - two men control the destiny of humankind. One was recently senile ... the other is going insane' (www.goodreads.com).
'The story is told mainly from the
vantage point of Melbourne policeman Harry Ostrov, who
becomes embroiled, via protecting the illegally rejuvenated
father of the Victorian Premier, in a massive conspiracy of a "final solution" that not only involves Australia but also the
rest of the world' (Colin Steele, SF Commentary
No 77, p.52).