Pollen by Jeff Noon

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The bestselling author of Vurt spins another audaciously inventive tales of reality gone soft and dreams become real. As an enormous cloud of pollen descends upon a city, people begin to literally sneeze themselves to death. When a cop, one of the few who is immune, sets out to find the source of the plague, what she discovers will forever alter the ancient relationship between people and the myths they create to make sense of the world.

About Jeff Noon

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Jeff Noon is the author of five novels: Vurt, Pollen, Automated Alice, Nymphomation, and Needle in the Groove; and a collection of short stories, Pixel Juice. He won the John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer in 1995. "From the Hardcover edition.
Published January 1, 1995 by Ringpull. 327 pages
Genres: Nature & Wildlife, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Literature & Fiction, Science & Math. Fiction

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As the flowers speak everywhere and the pollen count skyrockets, causing an epidemic of sneezing, Sibyl finds that Boda is really Belinda, her estranged daughter, and that Columbus is controlled by an evil god, John Barleycorn, from a Vurt region called Juniper Suction, who plans to invade realit...

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Again Noon plunges us into the psychedelic, near-future Manchester of his first novel, Vurt.

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In a future world poised ''on a constant knife-edge between species,'' Jeff Noon pits mutants and telepaths against illusory creatures fighting for a foothold in reality.

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