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Issue Details: First known date: 1993... 1993 The Destiny Makers
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'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).

Notes

  • For Russell and Jenny Blackford who have done so much for Australian science fiction.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • New York (City), New York (State),
      c
      United States of America (USA),
      c
      Americas,
      :
      William Morrow ,
      1993 .
      Extent: 321p.
      ISBN: 068812187X
    • New York (City), New York (State),
      c
      United States of America (USA),
      c
      Americas,
      :
      William Morrow ,
      1993 .
      image of person or book cover 1251440995899087822.jpg
      This image has been sourced from online
      Extent: 321p.
      Note/s:
      • An 'AvoNova Book' (t.p.).
      ISBN: 0380718871 (pbk.)

Works about this Work

Scanners Bruce Gillespie , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: SF Commentary : The Independent Magazine About Science Fiction , August no. 80A 2010; (p. 20)

— Review of The Destiny Makers George Turner , 1993 single work novel
Scanners Colin Steele , 2001 single work review
— Appears in: SF Commentary : The Independent Magazine About Science Fiction , November no. 77 2001; (p. 49-77)

— Review of Reading by Starlight: Postmodern Science Fiction Damien Broderick , 1995 single work criticism ; Metaworlds : Best Australian Science Fiction 1994 anthology short story ; Mortal Fire : Best Australian Science Fiction 1993 anthology short story ; The Destiny Makers George Turner , 1993 single work novel ; Twilight Beach Terry Dowling , 1993 selected work short story ; Evolution Annie Rosaleen Love , 1991 selected work short story ; The MUP Encyclopaedia of Australian Science Fiction and Fantasy 1998 reference bibliography biography ; Beyond the Hanging Wall Sara Douglass , 1996 single work novel ; Distress Greg Egan , 1995 single work novel ; Axiomatic Greg Egan , 1995 selected work short story ; Permutation City Greg Egan , 1994 single work novel ; Mirrorsun Rising Sean McMullen , 1995 single work novel ; Alien Shores : An Anthology of Australian Science Fiction 1994 anthology short story ; The Opoponax Invasion John Brosnan , 1993 single work novel ; Envoy Shannah Jay , 1994 single work novel ; She's Fantastical : The First Anthology of Australian Women’s Speculative Fiction, Magical Realism And Fantasy 1995 anthology short story poetry extract ; The Year's Best Australian Science Fiction and Fantasy : Volume 1 1997 anthology short story ; Time Marches Off : 2000 Years from Now Paul De Wreder , 1942 single work novel ; Dark House : Stories Compiled by Gary Crew 1995 anthology short story ; The Oxford Book of Australian Ghost Stories 1994 anthology short story
Judith Buckrich in Conversation with George Turner Judith Raphael Buckrich (interviewer), 1995 single work interview
— Appears in: Eidolon : The Journal of Australian Science Fiction and Fantasy , Summer no. 16 1995; (p. 43-55) SF Commentary : The Independent Magazine About Science Fiction , no. 76 2000; (p. 114-119)
George Turner discusses his literary themes and writing methods.
Grey Whimpers in a Dystopian Nightmare Terry Dowling , 1994 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 12-13 March 1994; (p. rev 5)

— Review of The Destiny Makers George Turner , 1993 single work novel
Scanners Bruce Gillespie , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: SF Commentary : The Independent Magazine About Science Fiction , August no. 80A 2010; (p. 20)

— Review of The Destiny Makers George Turner , 1993 single work novel
Scanners Colin Steele , 2001 single work review
— Appears in: SF Commentary : The Independent Magazine About Science Fiction , November no. 77 2001; (p. 49-77)

— Review of Reading by Starlight: Postmodern Science Fiction Damien Broderick , 1995 single work criticism ; Metaworlds : Best Australian Science Fiction 1994 anthology short story ; Mortal Fire : Best Australian Science Fiction 1993 anthology short story ; The Destiny Makers George Turner , 1993 single work novel ; Twilight Beach Terry Dowling , 1993 selected work short story ; Evolution Annie Rosaleen Love , 1991 selected work short story ; The MUP Encyclopaedia of Australian Science Fiction and Fantasy 1998 reference bibliography biography ; Beyond the Hanging Wall Sara Douglass , 1996 single work novel ; Distress Greg Egan , 1995 single work novel ; Axiomatic Greg Egan , 1995 selected work short story ; Permutation City Greg Egan , 1994 single work novel ; Mirrorsun Rising Sean McMullen , 1995 single work novel ; Alien Shores : An Anthology of Australian Science Fiction 1994 anthology short story ; The Opoponax Invasion John Brosnan , 1993 single work novel ; Envoy Shannah Jay , 1994 single work novel ; She's Fantastical : The First Anthology of Australian Women’s Speculative Fiction, Magical Realism And Fantasy 1995 anthology short story poetry extract ; The Year's Best Australian Science Fiction and Fantasy : Volume 1 1997 anthology short story ; Time Marches Off : 2000 Years from Now Paul De Wreder , 1942 single work novel ; Dark House : Stories Compiled by Gary Crew 1995 anthology short story ; The Oxford Book of Australian Ghost Stories 1994 anthology short story
Grey Whimpers in a Dystopian Nightmare Terry Dowling , 1994 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 12-13 March 1994; (p. rev 5)

— Review of The Destiny Makers George Turner , 1993 single work novel
Judith Buckrich in Conversation with George Turner Judith Raphael Buckrich (interviewer), 1995 single work interview
— Appears in: Eidolon : The Journal of Australian Science Fiction and Fantasy , Summer no. 16 1995; (p. 43-55) SF Commentary : The Independent Magazine About Science Fiction , no. 76 2000; (p. 114-119)
George Turner discusses his literary themes and writing methods.
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