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Snow Crash

by Neal Stephenson

About this title: After the Internet, what came next?Enter the Metaverse - cyberspace home to avatars and software daemons, where anything and just about everything goes. Newly available on the Street - the Metaverse's main drag - is Snow Crash, a cyberdrug. Trouble is Snow Crash is also a computer virus - and something more. Because once taken it infects the person behind the avatar. Snow Crash bleeds into reality.Which is really bad news for Hiro - freelance hacker and the Metaverse's best swordfighter (he wrote the code) - and Y. T. - ... Read More

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Binding: Mass-market paperback Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd, London Date published: 1994 ISBN-13: 9780140232929 ISBN: 0140232923

Description: Very Good. A-format paperback. 448 p. The only relief from the sea of logos is within the well-guarded borders of the Burbclaves. Is it any wonder that most sane folks have forsaken the real world and chosen to live in the computer-generated universe of virtual reality? In a major city, the size of a dozen Manhattans, is a domain of pleasures limited only by the imagination. Read More

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Description: Good. A-format paperback. 448 p. The only relief from the sea of logos is within the well-guarded borders of the Burbclaves. Is it any wonder that most sane folks have forsaken the real world and chosen to live in the computer-generated universe of virtual reality? In a major city, the size of a dozen Manhattans, is a domain of pleasures limited only by the imagination. Read More

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Publisher: Spectra Books Date published: 1993 ISBN-13: 9780553562613 ISBN: 0553562614

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Binding: Paperback Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd Date published: 2011 ISBN-13: 9780241953181 ISBN: 0241953189

Description: New. 2011. Re-issue. Paperback. The Metaverse is cyberspace home to avatars and software daemons, where anything and just about everything goes. Newly available on the Street-the Metaverse's main drag-is Snow Crash, a cyberdrug. Trouble is Snow Crash is also a computer virus-and something more. Because once taken it infects the person behind the avatar. Num Pages: 448 pages. BIC Classification: FM. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 156 x 197 x 28. Weight in Grams: 314......We ship ... Read More

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Customer Rating: 5 out of 5 5 out of 5
Monumental Ski Jump, Mar 26, 2009
by Toolsmith

"Once this story gets rolling, there's no stopping it. Slightly dated by the passage of 15 years, it's still rich in ideas, his reality a reasonable extension of our own. After reading, I bought a copy especially for the explorations into the origins of religion which are woven into the plot--but I'll enjoy re-reading it for the richness of the entire story."

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If you like cyberpunk, one of the best EVER, Feb 7, 2008
by wrtmania

"You simply must like an author who names his hero 'Hiro'...that's 'Hiro Protagonist' to be precise, just in case you were wondering who to pull for. The premise, the virtual world, the action, the Mafia as a major corporation and the use of Reason are all reasons you simply must read this book. It's a great story with compelling characters and lots of style. I don't rate every book I read 5 stars, not even everything I've read by NS, BUT this one I do."

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CyberPunk Perfection, Sep 25, 2007
by EmporerEJ

"This book is the beginning and the send for the future of Virtual Worlds. This is where the inspiration comes from.
You simply MUST read this book. And then you'll be back. I have personally purchased this book at least 6 times as I've lost/loaned copies over the years."

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Customer Rating: 2 out of 5 2 out of 5
Science Thriller, Aug 23, 2007
by only

"This book was a quick read and the author was definitely not a material scientist. Glass and ceramic material bladess have several interesting properties but a blade thickness of one molecule is not likely and if the glass was a composite or plastic or carbon impregnated it would not shatter like old fashioned window glass or a water glass. the glass would also be annealed and should be more visco elastic than portrayed. The age difference between the two characters with fathers from world war II would make them both at least 40 and not fit the roles given them. The portrayal of sailing vessels and their characteristics was not very realistic. Large displacement vessels have some unique properties and the ships were talked about as if they were no more than super sized container haulers. Webb Institute could have helped to make it more realistic.
The story is a fun and quick read. The geography was very accurate. Not a treasure for the science nerds or the Daniel Waterhouses."

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