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K.W. Jeter
K. W. Jeter is an American science fiction and thriller author known for his literary writing style, dark themes, and complex, paranoid characters. His latest novels are THE KINGDOM OF SHADOWS, set in the sinister & glamorous world of the film industry of the Third Reich, and the Kim Oh Thriller... show more

K. W. Jeter is an American science fiction and thriller author known for his literary writing style, dark themes, and complex, paranoid characters. His latest novels are THE KINGDOM OF SHADOWS, set in the sinister & glamorous world of the film industry of the Third Reich, and the Kim Oh Thriller series -- KIM OH 1: REAL DANGEROUS GIRL, KIM OH 2: REAL DANGEROUS JOB and KIM OH 3: REAL DANGEROUS PEOPLE, with more to come.Jeter is an exhilarating writer who always seems to have another rabbit to pull out of his hat. -- The New York Times Book Review Brain-burning intensity . . . -- Village Voice
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Birth date: March 26, 1950
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Yvette - Bookworlder
Yvette - Bookworlder rated it 3 years ago
Short story collections are often uneven affairs, whether there is one author or, as in this case, nine. Clockwork Fairy Tales is a group of fairy and folk tale retellings that succeed to varying degrees in both the retelling and the attempt to create a Steampunk world. While opinions on which are t...
darlingbooks
darlingbooks rated it 3 years ago
2 stars - great narration but terribly written with a ludicrous story. SKIP
dearmfield
dearmfield rated it 5 years ago
I'm at 20% and from what I understand. Dower has came across a steam powered Lighthouse that walks on legs like spiders and now he is in search of the creator, which he believes is his father.Just like the first in series "Internal Devices" the story extremely drags and makes you feel lost and bored...
eilonwyhan
eilonwyhan rated it 5 years ago
From the man who coined the term "steampunk", an early example of the genre. Young Mr. Dower inherits his father's watch shop. Unfortunately, the Dowers never had much contact, and Young Mr. Dower has no idea how to repair the watches people bring to him. His shop is on the brink of collapse when ...
target acquired
target acquired rated it 5 years ago
Science fiction pulp or sweaty nightmare made real? A tense and often inexplicable fever dream? You be the judge! Seeklight is about the son of a so-called traitor, his flight across a curiously lifeless colony full of curiously lifeless humans, his slow movement into understanding of his purpose an...
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