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The Secret Life of Puppets
4.27
it was amazing
An excellent, critical examination of the appeal of imaginative fiction and discussion of literary versus genre fiction, high art versus low, and the ...more
Dec 28, 2011
May 17, 2008
 
Neuromancer
3.88
it was amazing
Oft credited for the origin of cyberpunk this book pairs well with The Difference Engine by Gibson and Bruce Sterling, oft credited with the origin of ...more
not set
Apr 13, 2009
 
The Difference Engine
3.41
For writers: an example of a distinctive voice and unique worldview

Oft credited for the origin of steampunk, this book pairs well with William Gibson'
...more
Dec 18, 2008
Jul 05, 2008
 
Riddley Walker
4.03
really liked it
For writers: this post-apocalyptic tale is an example of creating a unique language, defying convention to fit the work

Compare to: Jim Crace's Pesthou
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Feb 21, 2009
May 17, 2008
 
Snow Crash
4.03
it was amazing
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May 17, 2008
 
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy  (Hitchhiker's Guide, #1)
4.21
it was amazing
None
not set
Apr 13, 2009