Skip to main content
Cover for Snow Crash

Snow Crash

A Novel

Neal Stephenson

Paperback

List Price: 18.00*
* Individual store prices may vary.

Other Editions of This Title:
MP3 CD (4/15/2014)
Hardcover (11/22/2022)
Compact Disc (9/25/2012)

Description

The “brilliantly realized” (The New York Times Book Review) modern classic that coined the term “metaverse”—one of Time’s 100 best English-language novels and “a foundational text of the cyberpunk movement” (Wired)
 
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 Crash is a mind-altering romp through a future America so bizarre, so outrageous . . . you’ll recognize it immediately.


Praise For Snow Crash: A Novel

“Stephenson has not stepped, he has vaulted onto the literary stage with this novel.”Los Angeles Reader

“[Snow Crash is] a cross between Neuromancer and Thomas Pynchon’s Vineland. This is no mere hyperbole.”The San Francisco Bay Guardian
 
“Fast-forward free-style mall mythology for the twenty-first century.”—William Gibson
 
“Brilliantly realized . . . Stephenson turns out to be an engaging guide to an onrushing tomorrow.”—The New York Times Book Review

Del Rey, 9780553380958, 576pp.

Publication Date: May 2, 2000



About the Author

Neal Stephenson is the bestselling author of the novels Snow Crash, The Diamond Age, Cryptonomicon, Quicksilver, Anathem, Seveneves, Reamde, and Termination Shock, among others, as well as the nonfiction work, In the Beginning... Was the Command Line. He lives in Seattle, Washington.