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User Review  - majkia - LibraryThing

Cyberpunk, dated but still interesting. My main complaint was way too much exposition especially in the second half. But NS can certainly create an intriguing world and likes a lot of action. 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  - 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  - 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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User Review  - Narilka - LibraryThing

snow crash [snoh-krash] verb 1. when a computer crashes at such a fundamental level that it can no longer control the CRT in the monitor, thus the monitor displays a screen of static. The United ... Read full review

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User Review  - mickeyhadick - LibraryThing

Snow crash is as strong a cyber thriller as is out there, and is flat out a fun, cool read. somehow, there isn't a movie version yet so read it. But come prepared because it's an involved world and ... Read full review

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User Review  - dbsovereign - LibraryThing

Stephenson tells a good story and does so in a charming fashion. The love interest is sexy without being too sweet. Stephenson makes us think about what's happening now by putting his characters in a near future like _Blade Runner_'s. Some of the paranoia too. Read full review

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One of the great technothrillers, Snow Crash is also one of Stephenson's early greats. Protagonist is human, interesting, and intelligent, and the underlying theme of language as a hack sticks with you.

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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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User Review  - nx74defiant - LibraryThing

Great science fiction. Everything has been split up and privatized. The Mafia runs the pizza delivery business. Smart, funny. Read full review


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