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User Review  - R.E.Stearns - LibraryThing

This may be the best science fiction book I have ever read. I think I like it better than the Orson Scott Card's Ender series. It's everything I wish my own fiction could be: Genius, hilarious, thought-provoking, and violent. A must read for techies and cyberpunk enthusiasts. Read full review

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User Review  - drardavis - LibraryThing

Snow Crash is a Frankenstein monster, a hybrid of a techno-thriller-action movie and a neuro-linguistic-philosophical lecture. The combination is not well mixed. But both parts are fascinating, and ... Read full review

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User Review  - jimgysin - LibraryThing

A re-read of a pre-Goodreads favorite of mine from the cybergeek front, this one might have been even more enjoyable the second time around. A terrific lead named Hiro Protagonist, his sidekick YT ... Read full review

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User Review  - SusanKrzywicki - LibraryThing

Fortunately, very little of this dystopian sic-fi has come to pass. It is mildly entertaining in its gross humor and nihilistic approach, but I couldn't get through it. Too much ideating and not enough human interaction for my tastes. Read full review

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User Review  - Kristelh - LibraryThing

The story occurs in the near future (published 1992) set in the 21st Century. It occurs in Los Angeles but that is no longer the United States. Private organizations are running it. There is the urban ... Read full review

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User Review  - jmoncton - LibraryThing

I would give this 5+ stars for the creative vision of a future world with filled with interesting devices and modes of transportation (I definitely want one of those skate boards!), along with a ... Read full review

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User Review  - manishch - LibraryThing

Did not live up to the hype for me. Probably because I read it too late, many of the ideas he describes in the book are reality now and the slight gaps between his ideas and what we see around us ... Read full review

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User Review  - BrynDahlquis - LibraryThing

When I first started it, I was totally into it. I love cyberpunk and virtual realities and swords and spunky teenagers and futuristic dystopic worlds. I really enjoyed the first three quarters of the ... 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  - thebookmagpie - LibraryThing

This is a weird book. I will talk about it later. My brain is still full of weird. Read full review

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