Re: RARA-AVIS: Re: Sci-Fi noir

Date: 24 May 2005

I haven't read the story but after poking around I found what appears to be an abridged translation of Murder In Baloon Town. It is at Highbeam research. I suppose this is because the story is used as part of studies into Japanese literature.

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The link to the story follows. You have to join Highbeam to read it. You can search archives for free, but to actually read stuff, you need to pay. ~$100 for a year or ~$20 for a month.


-------------- Original message ---------------------- From: "Richard Moore" <> > I have not read "Farewell Horizontal" but I recall elements of noir > in what I have read by K.W. Jeter--long ago though that was. > > Recently I heard of a Japanese SF/Detective story that sounds very > interesting. It is the title story in a four story collection MURDER > IN BALLOON TOWN By Yumi Matsuo. I gather from the commentary that it > must take place in a cartoon world, ala Roger Rabbitt. > > Although I can find commentary on the collection and interviews with > the author, I haven't found a specific reference to an edition in > English. Is anyone familiar with this story? > > Richard Moore > > --- In, bsandyman@a... wrote: > > Having just read Stansberry's treatment on the state of noir, I > remembered a book I had read years ago, but had never considered in > the style of Noir. The name is "Farewell Horizontal" and it is by K. > W. Jeter. > > > > Has anyone read this, and if so do you consider it Noir? > > > > -- > > Clendon > > > > [Non-text portions of this message have been removed] > > > > > > RARA-AVIS home page: > > Yahoo! Groups Links > > > > > >

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