9 edition of Vurt found in the catalog.
|LC Classifications||PR6064.O45 V87 1996|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||342 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||342|
|LC Control Number||95041014|
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Vurt started with a cool premise. A future Manchester UK filled with an assortment of new species of human, a new social structure, and, the central feature of the book, a new drug/game/escape from reality called vurt.
One of the problems with the book is that vurt is vurt. Through the entire plot, we're left kind of fuzzy as to what it /5. Vurt - virtual reality not outside / in cyberspace (there is not even a hint of "cyber" in the book) but inside: drug-induced experiences but the "dream" is manufactured, edited, interactive, industrialized just the same.
Not since "Neuromancer" by so many years ago have I come across a book which had so many new ideas/5(). Vurt, winner of the 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 reality and virtual reality are as tenuous as the brush of a feather.
Vurt is a feather - a drug, a dimension, a dream state, a virtual reality. It comes in many. Vurt, winner of the 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 reality and virtual reality are as tenuous as the brush of a feather.
Vurt is a feather—a drug, a dimension, a dream state, a virtual reality. It comes in many Price: $.