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High Rise
last updated 2018-08-19

by J.G. Ballard

The book examines an insular high rise community gone awry. Petty complaints devolve into all out destruction. Class -- I mean, floor -- warfare breaks out, and tenants become primal, raiding other floors, destroying property, and worse. Similar to Foundation I don't think there was a single female character, except as objects of war and conquest. It was a pretty disgusting book and I skimmed the last half in search of redemption. There was none.