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Vurt

2 Ratings: 0.0
A book by Jeff Noon

If you like challenging science fiction, then Jeff Noon is the author for you.Vurt, winner of the 1994 Arthur C. Clarke award, is a cyberpunk novel with a difference, a rollicking, dark, yet humorous examination of a future in which the boundaries between … see full wiki

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Author: Jeff Noon
Genre: Science Fiction & Fantasy
Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin
2 reviews about Vurt
review by . February 23, 2011
Vurt is not a perfect novel, but it succeeded at giving me a few new ideas about things I've read before. Noon has a lot of ideas, and he packages them in a classic story arc (defeating the monster and saving his one true love). However, at times the writing can be a bit trite. Noon delights in word play and the whole work leads me to believe that he thinks that he is very clever; he is, but I could stand to be reminded about it a little less.    Noon has created an interesting …
review by . July 08, 2004
VURT is an average attempt at mimicking the style of the cyberpunk genre using a different set of reality obfuscating techniques. Instead of Cyberspace we have the world of VURT, which one enters via an hallucinogenic drug applied by sticking a feather on the back of the tongue. There really is very little new or innovative in VURT, other than the drug. After reading it, I had a "been there, done that" reaction. The prose style and dark vision of the future come right out of the cyberpunk genre …
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