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Farewell Horizontal - K.W. Jeter
Farewell Horizontal
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You're either on the inside or the outside -- and either way, you're in trouble... A hustling young artist finds himself on the run from warring tribes, mysterious conspirators, body-swapping hackers and more, as he tries to both survive and strike it rich on the vertical surface of a skyscraper... show more
You're either on the inside or the outside -- and either way, you're in trouble... A hustling young artist finds himself on the run from warring tribes, mysterious conspirators, body-swapping hackers and more, as he tries to both survive and strike it rich on the vertical surface of a skyscraper big enough to be its own world.Science fiction and fantasy author K. W. Jeter, noted for his cyberpunk and steampunk titles, creates a whole new kind of thriller with this sf classic.Another splendid outing . . . Jeter's latest mad concept astonishes and intrigues as his sure-footed narrative stirs and fascinates. Grab!-- Kirkus ReviewsJeter is an exhilarating writer who always seems to have another rabbit to pull out of his hat.-- The New York Times Book ReviewA very strange and intriguing adventure from one of the handful of writers still doing novel things within the genre.-- Science Fiction ChronicleK. W. Jeter has gained wide recognition in the past few years for being one of the most audacious and wildly inventive science fiction writers currently putting pen to paper. FAREWELL HORIZONTAL, his latest book, will only enhance his reputation and garner more fans . . . Jeter's vivid world is fully realized and absolutely fascinating. Original, surreal, suspenseful, witty and satirical, FAREWELL HORIZONTAL is a precipitous read.-- The Journal, Ontario, CanadaA fine, funny novel, full of original ideas and memorable characters.-- Inside BooksAn SF and horror writer blessed with a surreal imagination, Jeter delivers the goods with the setting of his post-apocalypse novel.-- Publishers WeeklyFAREWELL HORIZONTAL delivers the requisite number of thrills and intriguing ideas. It's a fast-paced, suspenseful read, offering some fine action scenes and a fascinating milieu . . . Jeter is a writer to watch, one likely to bring innovation to every literary form he turns his hand to.-- San Francisco Chronicle
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Format: kindle
ASIN: B0053PVFEM
Pages no: 249
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4.0 Farewell Horizontal
There is only the building, cylindrical and huge. And, choices are few: live a dull and conventional life on one of the horizontal levels, or live a creative, yet precarious, vertical existence on the building’s exterior.Ny Axxter lives in a cyberpunk world, dystopian and corporate controlled. He’s ...
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