Malcolm Decter

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Malcolm Decter
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Appears in WWW trilogy
Debut Wake
Year 2009

Malcolm Decter is a supporting character in the WWW trilogy of science-fiction novels by Robert J. Sawyer.


Malcolm is stated to be autistic in Wake, the first novel of the trilogy. He is quite sparse with words and physical contact, which frustrates his blind daughter Caitlin because it makes it difficult to bond.

Wake references multiple other instances of autism in both fiction and non-fiction literature, including Song of the Gorilla Nation, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time and Oryx and Crake.

Book list

WWW trilogy

  • Wake (2009)
  • Watch (2010)
  • Wonder (2011)

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