Snow Crash, by Stephenson, Neal
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- ISBN: 9780553380958 | 0553380958
- Cover: Paperback
- Copyright: 5/2/2000
One ofTimemagazine's 100 all-time best English-language novels. Only once in a great while does a writer come along who defies comparisona writer so original he redefines the way we look at the world. Neal Stephenson is such a writer andSnow Crashis 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 CosoNostra 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 Crashis a mind-altering romp through a future America so bizarre, so outrageous...you'll recognize it immediately.