Confusticated World writes: Bruce Bethke has written numerous short stories, including the short-turned-novel, Cyberpunk; in which he coined the term “cyberpunk.” His style in Headcrash is fresh, witty, and is NOT a gratuitous Doug Adams imitation. Headcrash falls under the science fiction comedy sub-genre, one of my least-favorite sub-genres in fiction as a whole. After reading about how good it was, I had high expectations of Headcrash. It exceeded all of them. Headcrash is so good, it is the first book that I have ever gone back and bought additional copies for friends and family, simply out of fear that I’d never get my copy back if I lent it out.
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