The Big U is Neal Stephenson's first published novel, a satire of campus life. The story chronicles the disillusionment of a number of young intellectuals as they encounter the realities of the higher education establishment parodied in the story. Over time their lives and sanity disintegrate in different ways through a series of escalating events that culminates with a full scale civil war raging on the campus of American Megaversity. Told in first person from the perspective of Bud, a lecturer in Remote Sensing new to the university, the book attacks and makes fun of just about every...
|Author:||Neal Stephenson, William Rollo|
|Genre:||Science Fiction, Speculative fiction|
|Number of editions:||3|