From: Mark Sullivan (
Date: 29 Nov 2003

Etienne wrote:

"More atypical, but full of irony and noir by some of its aspects: The Space Merchants (and its sequel 'The Merchants War') short novels by Frederick Pohl and Cyril M.Kornbluth (1952, IIRC). Corporations rule the world and war rages between them. It rings a bell?"

Leaving aside the bells it rings in the real world, it also sounds like an earlier version of KW Jeter's great Farewell Horizontal.


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