About the Author
T. J. Bass
(1932-2011) is the pen name of Thomas Joseph Bassler, an American science fiction writer and doctor, principally known for his "Hive" stories. The first of these were combined into the novel Half Past Human
, which was nominated for the Nebula Award in 1972. Its loose sequel, The Godwhale
, was also nominated three years later. His work explores the theme of overpopulation and is notable for its strong command of biological extrapolation.
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