Headcrash [Bruce Bethke] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. A Junior Engineer for Monolithic Diversified Enterprises, Jack Burroughs finds. Headcrash by Bruce Bethke – book cover, description, publication history. Far more interestingly, his first autonomous novel, Headcrash (), is a Near Future Satire, precisely targeted on “neuromantic” illusions of.

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This science fiction —related article is a stub. Dick Award for Best American Novel, and has since been rediscovered to be a latent “Pynchonesque” mainstream novel. Unfortunately, due to internal politics and the innate inability to keep his mouth shut at inopportune moments, Jack loses said day job. Books by Bruce Bethke.

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Random recomendation overheard on the train. Entertaining short stories with memorable characters. Headcrash is a satirical cyberpunk novel by Bruce Bethkepublished in by Headcrrash Central Publishing. Defeating them will be a different matter entirely Feb 19, Daniel rated it liked it Shelves: Nov 30, Bruce rated it really liked it Recommends it for: Sixty-four pages of pulse-pounding, shuffling, moaning, brain-munching zombie action!

May Learn how and when to remove this template message. Unfortunately, it’s also dated by the pop culture references it chooses. Headcrash follows Jack Burroughs, who loses his bureaucratic corporate job and goes undercover on the InfoBahn internetcreating a new persona as a popular, cool virtual character aliased MAXK00L, in a virtual reality social media area:.


And the climax is truly fitting After all, if there is no place in the universe for you, you have to make your own. The only reasons it gets 4 stars is because some of the beautiful humour is lost during the Romanian translation although the translator was surely doing his best.

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Mar 05, Angela rated it liked it Shelves: The main characters are complex and intriguing. Even when I did manage to put it down, I found myself thinking and even dreaming! Those are bound to be interesting, right? Goodreads helps you vruce track of books you want to read.

Nonetheless, he and his virtual reality buddies storm the place and he gets waxed, waking up — I think — in what’s supposed to be a semi-real courtroom, staffed by a teddy bear judge, a prosecuting doll, and a bird, among others.

One that will stop at nothing to destroy— The Counterfeit Captain. The Fugitive Heir – Audio Book.

You can help Wikipedia by expanding it. The Fugitive Pair – Brucee Book. I think some people will love the style of comedy in this book — great. Mar 26, Thomas Head rated it it was amazing Shelves: His fiction has appeared in magazines ranging from Aboriginal to Weird Tales and has been translated into eight languages at last count, while his nonfiction has bfthke proven under laboratory conditions to induce a safe and restful sleep.


Wish there was a sequel. So a lot of it seemed quaint thirteen-odd years later; the painfully dated tech buzzwords gave off a whiff of Dr. Open Preview See a Problem? This book was ridiculous but fun.

Captain Nancy Martin expects a lonely death. In the distant future the year — which was only 10 years out from when the book was writtenan IT nerd gets laid off from his boring day headfrash, but gets an huge contract to steal some files in virtual reality. I’m so pissed off I read this book.

I must have gotten a bit more savvy. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Features of interest, but it tries a bit too hard. Wag the Fox July Yes, it’s very “of its time” but its also a fun read for old school nerds.