|Author:||K. W. Jeter
St. Martin's Press, 1989
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Axxter forsakes the dull life of Cylinder's Horizontal to go where the excitement is - the Vertical, where warring tribes live on Cylinder's outer edge. On becoming a graffex artist for one of the most powerful tribes, he begins a dangerous journey that will take him beyond the Cylinder.
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- PanCrit.Org: K. W. Jeter: Farewell Horizontal
K. W. Jeter's Farewell Horizontal is a reasonably well-told straightforward hard SF story. The story follows a single character, Ny Axxter, as he wanders around the outside of a free-floating cylindrical habitat. He's a free-lance ...
- My review of ?Farewell Horizontal? by K.W. Jeter. | Scott Whitmore ...
Imagine the extent of your world, your existence, was a massive building rising high above a ground obscured from view by thick clouds. Everything you know is either inside this structure, or ? more interestingly ? hanging ...
- Book Review: Farewell Horizontal by K W Jeter Array Themself
Excellent thought provoking and very well put together science fiction with a little twist, which left me wanting a little more from it. Ignoring the setting for a moment this is really a story about the rat race and how it affects people.
- Book Review: 'Farewell Horizontal' by KW Jeter - The PorPor Books ...
The Cylinder is an immense building, miles high and miles in circumference, built long ago by a polity no longer remembered. Within, the population labors at mundane pursuits, factory jobs, and dull administrative tasks.
- Science Fiction and Fantasy Reading Experience: K. W. Jeter
K. W. Jeter ... Like most of Jeter's novels "Farewell Horizontal" is rich and vibrant, with amazing and engaging concepts, packed with imagination to spare, and populated with fascinating characters on bizarre yet human missions. Set in a future ...
- JETER, FAREWELL HORIZONTAL ~ M-BRANE SF
KW Jeter, the sf writer known, according to Wikipedia, for his "literary writing style, dark themes and paranoid, unsympathetic characters" was new to me up until just a few years when my friend Pat lent me a copy of one of ...
- A Guest Blog by K. W. Jeter | - Dean Wesley Smith
In addition, he has written many other science fiction and thriller novels, more than I can count, including Dr. Adder, Farewell Horizontal, Soul Eater, and In the Land of the Dead. ... The Kingdom of Shadows by K. W. Jeter. ?.
- Grimm City and the Mystery of The Third Mind | Tor.com
K.W. Jeter is the international and New York Times bestselling author of science fiction novels including Farewell Horizontal, Death Arms and Madlands, horror/thrillers including The Night Man, Soul Eater and Dark Seeker, ...
- 4_4_4: Flappy Blue Ear!
Fight Club, Chuck Palahniuk Hard-Boiled Wonderland and the End of the World, Haruki Murakami The Third Policeman, Flann O'Brien * Neuromancer, William Gibson * Farewell Horizontal, K.W. Jeter * Queen of Angels, Greg ...
- Science Fiction and Fantasy Reading Experience: Classic ...
Like most of Jeter's novels "Farewell Horizontal" is rich and vibrant, with amazing and engaging concepts, packed with imagination to spare, and populated with fascinating characters on bizarre yet human missions. Set in a future where a large segment of civilization is living in ? and on the outside of -- a monstrous building .... Classic Cyberpunk SF Novels: Reviews Neal Stephenson, William Gibson, K. W. Jeter, et al (awesome must-reads). 10 Possible Sources of "Avatar" in Classic ...
- SF writer Gary Gibson: Buddy Holly is Alive and Well on Ganymede
I keep meaning to write again about those slightly obscure books that influenced me as a reader and also as a writer (I previously wrote about KW Jeter's Farewell Horizontal), and this, if I'd been a little less lazy about it, would ...
- Savage Tales: Pulp of the Week - Kim Oh 1: Real Dangerous Girl
That's fine because you can check out all of part 1 now for free on Kindle. K.W. Jeter has written a number of books that I love like Glass Hammer, Death Arms, Farewell Horizontal, Dr. Adder and the Bladerunner sequel novel.
- Jonathan Lethem talks with Erik Davis - Boing Boing
I second Egypt Urnash's suggestion of K. W. Jeter. ?Farewell Horizontal? is very cool, and ?Dr. Adder? absolutely fuckin' rocks! I'm not so sure about his serial fiction, though. He's written Star Wars, Star Trek, and Blade Runner ...
- 2011 reading : or, go ahead and judge Array ~ fran wilde ~
Embassytown ? China Mieville; Among Others ? Jo Walton; Rainbow's End ? Vernor Vinge; Wee Free Men & Hat Full of Sky ? Terry Pratchett; Farewell Horizontal ? K.W. Jeter; The Inheritance Trilogy ? N.K. Jemisin; River of ...
- Main/Star Scraper - Television Tropes & Idioms
The Cylinder from K. W. Jeter's Farewell Horizontal. A specific size isn't given, but most of humanity lives inside (or on) it, and most of the habitable area is well above the cloud layer. The Tower of Babel in The Bible is said to be one of these.