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Louise de Kiriline Lawrence
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All of Lawrence's young adult novels can be roughly classified as science fiction, but the techniques, themes, and approaches she uses vary widely. Earth Witch (1981) draws on the Celtic legend of Rhiannon in a fantasy story about a young man bewitched by a beautiful woman who is not what she seems.

Calling B for Butterfly (1982) and The Warriors of Taan (1988) are primarily action-adventure tales in an outer space setting. Children of the Dust (1985) is a post-nuclear holocaust novel. Her more recent novel, Keeper of the Universe (1993), shares with Moonwind the premise of more powerful beings who interact with humans without the humans' knowledge, but uses it on a larger scale, with the fate of whole worlds hanging in the balance.

Stories of moonbases or moon settlement are rare in recent general science fiction, perhaps because the space program has not gone in that direction.

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