Yet Vurt feathers are not for the weak. As the mysterious Game Cat says, ‘Be careful, be very careful’. But Scribble isn’t listening. He has to find his lost love. Vurt [Jeff Noon] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Vurt is a feather–a drug, a dimension, a dream state, a virtual reality. It comes in many. If you like literary science fiction, then Jeff Noon is the author for you. Vurt, winner of the Arthur C. Clarke award, is a cyberpunk novel with a difference.

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I couldn’t stand the sight of myself. Pollination, incest, cross-breeding, viral spread and chthonic mythology are governing metaphors, extending, finally, to the idea of language ueff even digital information as systems of polymorphic generation.

Fans of sci-fi, post cyberpunk. I never b 4 Stars Vurt is one crazy weird and wild ride. Most of the time things just happen without explanation, perhaps a metaphor for a bad trip like noob the novel is advocating against.

I may be wrong, but I think the author just wants to confuse the reader with this weird story. In AugustRavendesk Games conducted a Kickstarter campaign, successfully funding a tabletop role-playing game version of Vurt.

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So, 23 year old me gave this 4 stars. I appreciate the vur visuals and fast paced action, but could have used some of the drugs the author must have been tripping on to enjoy this book a little more. How can you tell?

Oh and dog, which we’ve already covered. By the time the end arrived I just wanted it to be over. I think a special type of reader would appreciate this book. Jun 16, Chris Dunbar rated it it was ok Shelves: I turned around, leaning my back against the bar, just to view the scenes better. Music and the visual arts are central to the way he approaches his literary craft.


By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. No idea how to explain it but in simple terms, society or some of society taste these different coloured feathers for different dream responses.

This page was last edited on 22 Decemberat Vurt comes in both legal and illegal varieties, the illegal kind running the gamut from severe terror bordering on snuff experiences black to vurts where it is completely impossible to “jerk out”, or exit the experience before it gets too dangerous, possibly leading to death Yellow.

Half-vampire Darwin stumbles across a corpse on the jegf of London, and in a pocket discovers a notebook in a mysterious language.

At some point the author breaks the f I started this book with high hopes, especially considering the rave reviews.

Oct 12, Roy rated it it was amazing. He does seem obssessed with perverse sexual attraction. While we know his brother, and their story, there is no link between what he does for Scribble, and the brother. As the plot progresses and secondary characters are risking their lives, helping, or loving the main character, there is no expiation as to why the go out of the way to help him. They are the edge riders. We’ve found that while readers like to know what we think of a book they find additional reader reviews a massive help in deciding if it is the right book for them.

He semi redeemed himself by the end of the book, but I stopped caring about him long before that happened. Go get feathered up and see for yourself. Aug 27, Kandice rated it liked it. This book is even more out there then John Dies at the End. He left the Manchester that his early fiction so powerfully claimed as its own.

Vurt by Jeff Noon book review

Jan 09, Jason Young rated it it was amazing Shelves: The novel is very extravagant and exotic but some serious holes in the plot prevent it from turning into a masterpiece. Apr 13, Andy Carrington rated it really liked it.


Also, the Vurt episodes are very vut short for the first half or more. The book’s fatal flaw was in the characters.

Vurt by Jeff Noon

Yet Vurt feathers are not for the weak. Brid is a shadowgirl. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. So, nkon was I reading Vurt for the third time? He has said that music is more of an influence on his writing than novelists: It is the story of his quest to find his sister who got lost inside a Vurt when she was swapped for a strange thing called the Thing, which is a creature created entirely from the Vurt.

His fans have always been there, though. Try to imagine jefc mix of Inception, Existenz, and The Matrix, written by Cheech and Chong and directed by Tarantino, wrapped in soft porn, and you should have an idea what to expect.

Thank you for taking the time to write a review on this book, it really makes a difference and helps readers to find their perfect book. Also, the disjointed nature of reality vs Vurt is sort of cool, but it caused me to start losing interest at a couple points because I was not sure what was going on. And it is then-when you have connected with someone in a deep sense, of compassion, love, empathy, and genuine care-it is then that I would offer the book to whomever I was talking with.

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Thanks for that Jeff. I’m sad I didn’t like this book.