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Neal Stephenson Books In Order

Publication Order of Baroque Cycle Books

Quicksilver (2003) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Confusion (2004) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The System of the World (2004) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Foreworld Books

The Mongoliad: Book One (2012) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Mongaliad: Book Two (2012) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Mongaliad: Book Three (2012) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Standalone Novels

The Big U (1984) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Zodiac: The Eco-Thriller (1988) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Snow Crash (1992) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Interface (1994) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Diamond Age (1995) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Cobweb (1996) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Cryptonomicon (1999) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Anathem (2008) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Reamde (2011) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Seveneves (2015) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Graphic Novels

Cimarronin: A Samurai in New Spain (2014) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Non-Fiction Books

In the Beginning... Was the Command Line (1999) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Some Remarks (2012) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle


About Neal Stephenson:

There are certain groups of readers that attend to special genre that they prefer, in which ordinary people cannot relate to, and these genre has opted people to be as creative as they could, and sometimes make their move to join clubs which caters to people like them. Neal Stephenson is best known for his writing style which covers a fictional universe that ordinary people finds really odd. But Neal Stephenson also has his other styles of writing because he can also cater to those who are looking for a non-fiction books that they can read. He is often classified as a cyberpunk by many readers, especially those who follow the series of his books.

Who is Neal Stephenson and What is His Writing Style?

Neal Town Stephenson (born October 31, 1959) is an American author and game designer also known for his works of speculative fiction. He is often referred to by people who are greatly influenced with pop-culture fictions because most of his stories can be classified as stories that can go along with the latest fictional pop-culture stories like hackers, cybercrimes and stories that are full of technology. As of now, Neal Stephenson is also a game designer that often times contributes to game stories that involves the likeness of his stories in his books that often times covers historical fictions and science fictions. Some of his books were nominated to the British Science fiction award.

Snow Crash

This book has been nominated to the British Science fiction awards and covers genres like history, anthropology, religion, archaeology, computer, science, politics, cryptography and more. It follows a story of the protagonist that falls into the influence of a pseudo-narcotic that makes the user fall into some kind of metaverse while they are still feeling everything on the physical aspect. While the story may be set in a virtual world or fictional world, some aspects may be real, or can become real, and that is the core of the story.

The protagonist is set to look for answers to his question about what really is Snow Crash and its mystery, only to find out that the distribution and the effects of the narcotic is somewhat designed by a anarcho-capitalist society to bring down some major systems like financial, to paralyze anything and everything. And since the protagonist is a hacker, he sets on a mission to reveal the secrets of Snow Crash, which is in fact a computer virus that infects any system, and to the sides, also affects that hackers and any machines that comes into contact with, paralyzing their ability to fight back to the effects of the narcotic.

The intensity of this book has prompted critical readers to have and give nominations about this book to prestigious awarding bodies that cover the genre of the book. And since it is mostly set in the science fiction world, many sci-fi fanatics have come to patronize the book and see to it that the book is all worth it. Some say that this book has spawned some similar type stories that have made it to the movies, but fans weren’t convinced that what the alleged movie was an indirect reference to the book by Neal Stephenson.

Mother Earth Mother Board

Is another book by the critically acclaimed Neal Stephenson that follows a story of a hacker tourist that ventures around cyberspace and by taking into account and documenting the laying of the world’s longest wire. The hacker does this by making contact like the cable nomads, ex-telegraphers of Cornwall and any other people that may be linked with this feat that is laid on earth.

This book directly portrays the common life that people have that often times stay long in cyberspace but do not understand completely what they are using in the first place. The question to what moves around the earth, is it information or we as the people are moving over it, and this is the basis of the book as to which the plot goes around. In most part of the story, people are now wondering as to how they can catch up with the information flow, all because in the olden days, information can just stop from time to time, and some information that are really needed by some people never make it on time.

The protagonist however is lightly revealing light over the truth, even then the book is set in a sci-fi universe. There is some science to what this book tells as we in the current time is living in the era where technology is part of the everyday life.

The Likely Followers of Neal Stephenson’s Books

There is a high number of people that can get involved with the books that Neal Stephenson writes, and most of them are sci-fi junkies, and these are the people who believe that the future is near, and everything will change drastically that in turn, people will get reliant on machines and technology to help them with their everyday lives. Although there may be a few ordinary people that will patronize this type of book genre, but they will find it interesting as well, because there are some real world reference to the whole plot of the book.

Some readers may also find his books so vague, because there are some books form his old writings that are still waiting for a sequel because he made it a point to make sequels and anthology that will capture the interest of his books’ readers. Then it is not just sci-fi junkies that can take interest to his books, but also those ordinary people that are looking for a way to let time fly by during the times that they need relaxation and a good book is on hand to entertain them than any movie that can ruin their alone time. The most interesting part of Neal Stephenson’s books is that he is including some elements that could happen in real life that is why he can still gather a number of readers that are not into the sci-fi genre. Some of his books might be lengthy and in some cases there are elements that he adds like erotic stories about antique furniture and stockings in which is classified as some sort of fetish to some readers.

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