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SNOW CRASH

Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

After terminally cute campus high-jinks (The Big U) and a smug but attention-grabbing eco-thriller (Zodiac), Stephenson leaps into near-future Gibsonian cyberpunk—with predictably mixed results. The familiar-sounding backdrop: The US government has been sold off; businesses are divided up into autonomous franchises ("franchulates") visited by kids from the heavily protected independent ... Read full review

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This was the first book of Stephenson I read. Loved it, then went on to read more of his stuff.
Great book.

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User Review  - Socraticgadfly - Goodreads

I am giving this a VERY “split” review. On writing style and the surface level flow of the plot, it's worthy of five stars. As for how he develops his plot, specifically, fair chunks of the backbone ... Read full review

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User Review  - Jjonas - Goodreads

A cyberpunk story which is too long and which tries to bite off too much with a complicated plot, and instead gets tangled up with too much "explaining". The tone of the story is a bit too humouristic ... Read full review

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User Review  - Patrick Bauer - Goodreads

This was quite action packed. A smooth read with vivid explanation of a world where people split there time between the real world and the metavers. Following two main characters as they explore and ... Read full review

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User Review  - Brett Sayles - Goodreads

I read this based on a 5 star rating from one of my favorite authors *cough* *Jason H.*... In the middle of the first chapter I almost put it down. It took me a little time to get my deck on the ... Read full review

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User Review  - Gary Gilbert - Goodreads

Amazing. One of the best novels I've read in a while. A perfect blend of computer hardware/software, study of languages, and a general, almost comical look at what our society could turn into. Read full review

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User Review  - Angela Heslop - Goodreads

Not sure what I expected. But this did not stand up to Reamde which it was positively compared to. A bit dissapointed. Read full review

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User Review  - Matt Catania - Goodreads

Snow Crash was really enjoyable though it just sort of ends & the explanation for ancient Sumerian knowledge viruses is bit dodgy. Hiro Protagonist remains the gold standard for main character names. Read full review

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User Review  - Emir - Goodreads

it's ok Read full review

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