Re: RARA-AVIS: Hardboiled SF novels

a.n.smith (
Sat, 25 Dec 1999 13:34:45 -0600

> maybe Neal
> Stephenson's Snow Crash.

Definitely Snow Crash. It really feels like a hardboiled book working in that Cyberpunk genre. It just creates slang and tosses it out there, assuming you'll pick up on it later, that's a nice touch. HB for the next generation--but with Samurai swords instead of guns.

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