Snow Crash: Microsoft Reader Level 5
Recently 'resigned' from his job as the coolest samurai sword-toting pizza delivery guy in the world, Hiro has had to fall back on his old hi-tech scavenger ways. Not that he's a nobody on the virtual street - one of the founders of The Black Sun, he helped to write the rule-book for the digital Metaverse. Which is why he's so confused when he's offered a cyber-drug called Snow Crash - 'cos there are no such things as drugs in their computer-generated world. And yet here it is, complete with devastating side-effects. Who could have made it? And what the Hell does it actually do?
- Electronic book text
- 08 Feb 2002
- Penguin Books Ltd (Digital)
- Penguin Books Ltd
- United Kingdom
About Neal Stephenson
Neal Stephenson has published four novels: The Big U, Zodiac, Snow Crash and The Diamond Age. For the last of these he won a 1996 Hugo Award. He also writes (with J. Frederick George) as 'Stephen Bury'. Their books are Interface and Cobweb. Most of his books are published in Penguin. He lives in Seattle, where he is at work on other novels.