Re: Snow Crash is going to be an Amazon series
Posted by B. D. on 10/10/2017, 9:04 am, in reply to "Snow Crash is going to be an Amazon series"
Warning: Snow Crash is far more interesting for the world it sketches out ("burbclaves," a sort of world-as-gigantic-mall thing where corporations own neighborhoods and the like) than its story, which ends up just being sort of a well written video-game-ish adventure, concerning a computer virus that infects people.
If you're old enough to remember what discussions of the Internet were like in 1992 when the book was released, you'll probably get a kick out of that book's very-projected-from-1992 viewpoint.
Don't know much about Larry Niven, sorry. Again, like Gene Wolfe--I've heard of him, but haven't read him.
Vernor Vinge? That guy has a great name. Is his shit worth reading, I walk past it in the libraries all the time.
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