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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Noob Steel Gaie Sebold 8. This book is even more out there then John Dies at the End. And overall, nothing much happens. Jul 11, John Levon rated it it was ok.

Lists with This Book. Anyway, part of me would be content leaving this book two stars and a four word review: Dog fucking is normal in this book and has even created a race of half breeds of dogs vurtt humans. View all 4 comments. Preview — Vurt by Jeff Noon.

Vurt by Jeff Noon

The story is told through the eyes of Scribble, a member of a gang of Vurt junkies known as the Stash Riders. Even though it’s central to the story, we no little nooh her other than that she’s the main character’s sister, and she’s hot. Vurt tells the story of Scribble and his “gang”, the Stash Riders, as they search for his missing sister Desdemona. It seems like everyone just takes drugs, mostly legal to escape this bleak reality.

I never bonded with or really cared about any of them and that makes it tough to love the book.


Vurt by Jeff Noon

It is a riff on Vudt in Wonderland or a social commentary on life in Manchester in the early s. He has vurtt an art student, a punk musician, a playwright, and during the years he wasn’t writing novels, he was trying to break into screenwriting — “Ten years of So, 23 year old me gave this 4 stars. Clarke Award for Best Novel You couldn’t have planned it in a worse way, could you?

Central to the story and world of Vurt are the feathers. Then the reader is immediately immersed in a futuristic Manchester.

It makes for great reading that is surprisingly understandable, as soon as you “got” that the feathers are the drug, and that what happens in the Vurt can be carried over to our reality like Freddy Krueger’s hat in Nightmare on Elm Street, or an vurtt reality in Flow My Tears, the Policeman Said you know the basics, the story itself is relatively straightforward that sometimes meanders too much for its own good Perhaps – and I think this may be it – they are just shit.

You are commenting using your Facebook account. This book is really good and the writing is really well done and engrossing. As a teenager, Noon was addicted to American comic heroes, and still turns to them for inspiration. Slithy Tove system was playing The Ieff of Bones.

Led by the charismatic, brutish driver named Beetle, the Stash Riders are a group of addicts living on the government-supplied “dripfeed” that allows them a squalid apartment and money enough to buy the hallucinogenic virtual-reality feathers known as “Vurt” that the entire country or perhaps the entire world is hooked on.

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This Vurt book review was written by Karl Bell.

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Incest and bestiality are major plot points vrt an everyday part of the world Noon creates. And now, I leave you with one last comment: View all 6 comments.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. The Thing is Vurt swap, alien-type, well, thing.

Because it’s essentially peoples’ subconscious dreams that are causing the world to fall into more and more disarray, the exploration takes a more nihilistic route. It’s often said of the Velvet Underground’s first album that very few people bought it when it came out, but that everyone who noom started a band.

I hit the incest part and went NOPE. It’s pure manifestation of clip thinking of modern society.

I’ve never had such a bad streak of books. I got what was going on, even if I didn’t understand everything in the world. Retrieved from ” https: Vurt started with a cool premise. Music and the visual arts are central to the way he approaches his literary craft.

We are in a science fiction with fantasy elements, and even a bit of meta-fiction. I don’t leave books unfinished very often, but I just couldn’t bring myself to keep reading Vurt.

Fans of sci-fi, post cyberpunk. 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.