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Snow Crash

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Appears on 9 lists in total.
Appears on 7 master lists.
Appears on 2 voting lists.
Appears on 0 non-voting lists.
One of Time magazine's 100 all-time best English-language novels.

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, wea...

  • Author: Neal Stephenson
  • Publish Date: 2000-05-02
  • Book Awards

    Nominated for 1 (1 unique awards)
  • 1 Arthur C. Clarke

  • Book Award Years
    1994 Authur C. Clark Award Nominated: Snow Crash
    1993 British Science Fiction Association Award Nominated: Snow Crash

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    Reviews/Comments On Snow Crash

    2 out of 6 people found this review helpful
    By: Anonymous
    2015-01-21 10:21:40

    So cheesy it hurts.

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    By: Anonymous
    2015-09-04 10:42:43

    The best cyber punk novel.

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