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Jeff Noon. Grijalbo Mondadori, S.A. - Mondadori, $10.47 (333pp) ISBN 978-84-397-0538-3

Truly weird and wild science fiction featuring junkie Scribble, addicted to the virtual reality thrills afforded by vurt feathers, this first novel won the 1994 Arthur C. Clarke award. Two follow-ups, Pollen and Needle in the Grove, will also be published by Mondadori.