Neuromancer

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Penguin, 2000 - Fiction - 276 pages
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Neuromancer is the multiple award-winning novel that launched the astonishing career of William Gibson. The first fully-realized glimpse of humankind's digital future, it is a shocking vision that has challenged our assumptions about our technology and ourselves, reinvented the way we speak and think, and forever altered the landscape of our imaginations.

Now, for the first time, Ace Books is proud to present this groundbreaking literary achievement in a trade paperback edition.

 

  

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Brilliant writing and imagery. - Goodreads
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Beautiful book with an awesome ending. - Goodreads

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This novel is insane. After reading through it and pouring through chapter-by-chapter summaries, I think it is safe to say: I still have no damn clue what was going on. That said, the writing is ... Read full review

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Super important book. I'm sure it changed it's future into some of my present. I just didn't like parts of the writing style. Super descriptive of people and what was going on, but not where. I had ... Read full review

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Contents

Section 1
3
Section 2
27
Section 3
43
Section 4
54
Section 5
69
Section 6
78
Section 7
83
Section 8
99
Section 14
159
Section 15
169
Section 16
181
Section 17
194
Section 18
205
Section 19
216
Section 20
223
Section 21
233

Section 9
110
Section 10
119
Section 11
132
Section 12
145
Section 13
153
Section 22
238
Section 23
246
Section 24
257
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About the author (2000)

William Gibson was born on March 17, 1948 in Conway, S.C.. He grew up in a small town in Virginia and developed an interest in science fiction. He dropped out of high school and moved to Canada, where he eventually graduated from the University of British Columbia in 1977. Gibson earned his place in science fiction literary history with the publication of Neuromancer in 1984. Considered the first breakthrough novel written in the cyberpunk style, it won the three major science fiction awards; the Phillip K. Dick, The Hugo, and the Nebula. Set in the fast-paced world of the information superhighway, Gibson shows the negative effects of dealing with technology in cyberspace. His other works, including Mona Lisa Overdrive and the screenplay for the film Johnny Mnemonic, are filled with cynicism, high technology, and underground countercultures.

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