[Snow Crash read] epub By Neal Stephenson


10 thoughts on “Snow Crash

  1. says:

    Disliking this book seemed uite impossible After all it had all the necessary ingredients the pervasive air of nerdy geekiness or perhaps geeky nerdiness an unexpected take on linguistics a kick ass female character a parallel virtual reality a hefty helping of admittedly overexaggerated satire and just enough wacky impro

  2. says:

    Wow Wow wow wow I had thought that William Gibson’s Neuromancer was the alpha male of the cyberpunk genre; the template

  3. says:

    Cyberpunk’s next generation pretty much began here Written by someone who unlike William Gibson actually knows computers this anime in novel form is one of those rare SF books that is read by many non SF readers On a perso

  4. says:

    The review is updated on 28022017I usually give a very brief description of the plot in the beginning of my reviews In this case I found it to be very difficult to do as it will have to be very vague or contain huge spoil

  5. says:

    It had great world building great concepts and great satire but story wise the last 20% completely falls apart I was a little disappointed by the ending Also I had a hard time with the active voice used throughout this book Reading it felt like a friend pitching a movie to meThe language as programming concept was terrific though even though I think that Max Barry obviously influenced by this book wrote a much

  6. says:

    I have a little SAT analogy to help you understand how awesome this book is Snow Crash is to Books as The Matrix is to movies with only the absolute BEST parts of Tron and Da Vinci Code thrown in I'm not talking about all the commercialized Matrix saga and the weird hype I'm talking about the first time you sat in the m

  7. says:

    Did you ever have a kid at school who tried to appear smart and as the font of all knowledge by catching on to the tail ends of things while li

  8. says:

    Juvenile nerd power fantasy in a nutshellI'm a big fanboy of the cyberpunk genre I should have liked this book Instead I can honestly say that hate this book and I also feel bad saying that about someone's work because it's almost like saying you hate someone's baby Maybe it was all the hype I was exposed to befo

  9. says:

    Written in the present tense which is awkward and unengaging brimfuls of technological deus ex machina remove all tension from an already slow plot line The characters are interesting hence the two stars but even

  10. says:

    First published in 1992 Snow Crash is considered one of the seminal cyber punk novels I wasn’t even sure what that meant when I picked it up; I plucked it from the stacks at the used bookstore with the vague fe

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Snow Crash

F 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 vill It had great world building great concepts and great satire but story wise the last 20% completely falls apart I was a little disappointed by the ending Also I had a hard time with the active voice used throughout this book Reading it felt like a friend pitching a movie to meThe language as programming concept was terrific though even though I think that Max Barry obviously influenced by this book wrote a much compelling story using the same high concepts when he wrote Lexicon

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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 o Wow Wow wow wow I had thought that William Gibson s Neuromancer was the alpha male of the cyberpunk genre the template upon which all others would be drawn Turns out Gibson was the prophet but Stephenson was the barbarian breaking ground with a riveting relentless new age thriller Snow Crash by Neal Stephenson is a wild trip A fun conglomerate of Hunter S Thompson Philip K Dick Anthony Burgess and John Brunner written 8 years after Neuromancer and 19 years before Ready Player One this is a bright light on the cyberpunk literary landscape Set in a near alternative future Stephenson introduces a world where governments have collapsed and societies are held loosely together by anarcho capitalism The book was nominated for a Prometheus Award but what could be a libertarian dream may also be seen as a laissez faire nightmare This is a blitzkrieg of ideas a cacophony of sci fi techno socio economic observations a kaleidoscope of theological and philosophical concepts thrown toget

Summary ↠ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free ☆ Neal Stephenson

Ain 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 Juvenile nerd power fantasy in a nutshellI m a big fanboy of the cyberpunk genre I should have liked this book Instead I can honestly say that hate this book and I also feel bad saying that about someone s work because it s almost like saying you hate someone s baby Maybe it was all the hype I was exposed to before reading itbut I just could not shake a deep feeling of annoyance throughout 90% of this book I found myself rolling my eyes a lot And when I wasn t doing that I was asking myself things like Do people really think this is the Cyberpunk cream of the crop How many pages to goThe first obvious problem was the prose Apparently some people s funny bones get tickled by similes comparing military bases to boils on someone s ass metaphors about valleys and geological cunnilingus and clever wordplay like calling refugees Refus Refuse har har har get it To an elitist douchebag like me it just sounds juvenile and unimaginative Combine all that with clunky corny writing and

  • Paperback
  • 438
  • Snow Crash
  • Neal Stephenson
  • English
  • 12 May 2019
  • 9780553380958

About the Author: Neal Stephenson

Neal Stephenson is the author of Reamde Anathem and the three volume historical epic the Baroue Cycle uicksilver The Confusion and The System of the World as well as Cryptonomicon The Diamond Age Snow Crash and Zodiac He lives in Seattle Washington