Australian writer and literary critic most widely known for his science fiction novels, The Cupboard Beneath the Stairs as well as the Lame Puppy Man. His 1988 book, THE OCEAN and Summer received the exclusive Arthur C. Clarke Honor. He offered in the Australian Imperial Causes during World Battle II and later on reviewed technology fiction for the newspapers THIS. In 1984, he released his autobiography entitled In the Center or in the top: An Article with time Travel. He was created in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, where he resided a lot of his existence. He was to be always a visitor of honor at AussieCon Three, The Globe Technology Fiction Convention, where in fact the Peter Weir film The Truman Display was honored.