Day of the Republic

TitleDay of the Republic
Year for Search1968
AuthorsTaylor, Geoff[rey](b. 1920)
Tertiary AuthorsTaylor, Geoff
Date Published1968
PublisherPeter Davies
Place PublishedLondon
KeywordsAustralian author, Male author
Annotation

Dystopia depicting Australia on the day it became a republic under what is essentially a fascist dictatorship. The novel is presented from the point of view of those preparing the last issue of the last independent newspaper as all opposition is being suppressed. Ends with nuclear war.

Holding Institutions

A, ATL, CLU, M

Author Note

The author (b. 1920} was born in England but lived in Australia from age three.

Full Text

1968 Taylor, Geoff[rey] (b. 1920). Day of the Republic. London: Peter Davies. A, ATL, CLU, M

Dystopia depicting Australia on the day it became a republic under what is essentially a fascist dictatorship. The novel is presented from the point of view of those preparing the last issue of the last independent newspaper as all opposition is being suppressed. Ends with nuclear war. The author was born in England but lived in Australia from age three.