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Snow Crash by Neal Stephenson

Amazon Review:

One of Time magazine's 100 all-time best English-language novels.

Only once in a great while does a writer come along who defies comparison—a writer so original he redefines the way we look at the world. Neal Stephenson is such a writer and Snow Crash is such a novel, weaving virtual reality, Sumerian myth, and just about everything in between with a cool, hip cybersensibility to bring us the gigathriller of the information age.

In reality, Hiro Protagonist delivers pizza for Uncle Enzo’s CosoNostra Pizza Inc., but in the Metaverse he’s a warrior prince. Plunging headlong into the enigma of a new computer virus that’s striking down hackers everywhere, he races along the neon-lit streets on a search-and-destroy mission for the shadowy virtual villain threatening to bring about infocalypse. Snow Crash is a mind-altering romp through a future America so bizarre, so outrageous…you’ll recognize it immediately.

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  • suzan

    interesting concepts; some lapses in logic

    November 20, 2012

  • Trisha

    Thanks Dick and man am I ever! However, my back is reminding me that I'm not 30 anymore so I have plopped my butt on my bed for a bit and am taking care of computer stuff before the Wedding weekend makes my head spin more.

    October 18, 2012

  • A former member
    A former member

    Trisha is having a crazy week, so in case she can't post soon, the book for this month is "Snow Crash" by Neal Stephenson

    October 17, 2012

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