Jeff Noon

Jeff Noon


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Jeff Noon is a novelist, short story writer and playwright whose works make extensive use of wordplay and fantasy.

He studied fine art and drama at Manchester University and was subsequently appointed writer in residence at the city's Royal Exchange theatre. But Noon did not stay too long in the theatrical world, possibly because the realism associated with the theatre was not conducive to the fantastical worlds he was itching to invent. While working behind the counter at the local Waterstone's bookshop, a colleague suggested he write a novel. The result of that suggestion, Vurt, was the hippest sci-fi novel to be published in Britain since the days of Michael Moorcock in the late sixties.

Like Moorcock, Noon is not preoccupied with technolo

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Average rating: 3.91 · 18,228 ratings · 1,072 reviews · 32 distinct worksSimilar authors
Vurt (Vurt #1)

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4.06 avg rating — 7,686 ratings — published 1993 — 32 editions
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Nymphomation

3.96 avg rating — 1,508 ratings — published 1997 — 9 editions
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Pollen (Vurt #2)

3.95 avg rating — 2,653 ratings — published 1995 — 25 editions
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Automated Alice (Vurt #3)

3.63 avg rating — 2,154 ratings — published 1996 — 12 editions
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Pixel Juice

3.94 avg rating — 1,190 ratings — published 1998 — 7 editions
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Needle In The Groove

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A Man of Shadows (John Nyqu...

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Falling Out of Cars

3.62 avg rating — 657 ratings — published 2002 — 6 editions
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Cobralingus

3.48 avg rating — 292 ratings — published 2000 — 2 editions
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Channel SK1N

3.43 avg rating — 283 ratings — published 2012 — 3 editions
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“Expect to feel pleasure. Knowledge is sexy. Expect to feel pain. Knowledge is torture. ”
Jeff Noon, Vurt

“Anything can become music if listened to long enough”
Jeff Noon
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“Hey!" he shouted. "This is my fucking Lake of Death. I have complete and utter exclusive rights to sailing this lake. Get the fuck off my lake!”
Jeff Noon, Pollen

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