Penguin/Second Life customers get a further 15% off Snow Crash. Please note that the discounted price will appear only after you add the item to your cart.Only once in a great while does a writer come along who defies comparison - a writer so original he redefines the way we look at the world. Neal Stephenson is such a writer and Snow Crash is such a novel, weaving virtual reality, Sumerian myth, and just about everything in between with a cool, hip cybersensibility to bring us the gigathriller of the information age.
In reality, Hiro Protagonist delivers pizza for Uncle Enzo's CosaNostra Pizza Inc., but in the Metaverse he's a warrior prince. Plunging headlong into the enigma of 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 villain 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.
Brilliantly realized...Stephenson turns out to be an engaging guide to an onrushing tomorrow. (The New York Times Book Review)
"Fast-forward free-style mall mythology for the 21st century." (William Gibson)
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A Manga mini-whirlwind
Great book but not ideal audio material