[rescue] Re: [geeks] IKEA "Jerker" desk instructions?

Shawn Wallbridge shawn at synack-hosting.com
Mon Feb 16 21:30:57 CST 2004

You really should at least read Snow Crash, it was awesome. I have a 
hard time deciding which was better, Neuromancer or Snow Crash. I think 
Snow Crash was a better book, but it came out a decade after 
Neuromancer, so it loses some points there.


On 16-Feb-04, at 4:05 PM, Lionel Peterson wrote:

> On Mon, 2004-02-16 at 16:46, Kevin wrote:
>> All of your statements about "In the beginning" were true, but i
>> still enjoyed it enough to read it twice.
> I don't know what I was expecting, but I couldn't understand what the
> publisher was expecting to happen whenit ws published. (I haven't, and
> probably won't, read his novels, as the one comment I heard on one of
> his novels was that it started out very good, but fell apart in the
> second half of the book.)
> I imagine it to be akin to the way Garp got his book on the "Ellen
> Jamesians" published in "The World According to Garp" - an influential
> writer, a populist topic, and a reluctant publisher that acquiesces to
> the writer's whims... ("The World According to Garp" was a great read,
> along with most of his other books - I'd say all, but I haven't read
> them all yet ;^)
> -- 
> ======
> Lionel
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