Mona Lisa Overdrive

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Bantam Books, 1989 - Fiction - 308 pages
42 Reviews
William Gibson, author of the extraordinary multiaward-winning novel Neuromancer, has written his most brilliant and thrilling work to date . . .The Mona Lisa Overdrive.Enter Gibson's unique world--lyric and mechanical, erotic and violent, sobering and exciting--where multinational corporations and high tech outlaws vie for power, traveling into the computer-generated universe known as cyberspace.Into this world comes Mona, a young girl with a murky past and an uncertain future whose life is on a collision course with internationally famous Sense/Net star Angie Mitchell.Since childhood, Angie has been able to tap into cyberspace without a computer.Now, from inside cyberspace, a kidnapping plot is masterminded by a phantom entity who has plans for Mona, Angie, and all humanity, plans that cannot be controlled . . . or even known.And behind the intrigue lurks the shadowy Yazuka, the powerful Japanese underworld, whose leaders ruthlessly manipulate people and events to suit their own purposes . . . or so they think.
  

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The writing is wonderful. - Goodreads
However, the plot of this book is plain hard to follow. - Goodreads
As usual Gibson's prose is pristine and superbly paced. - Goodreads
It's a fantastic ending to the trilogy. - Goodreads
I really enjoy Gibson's writing. - Goodreads
Luckily my ending is how it exists in my head.) - Goodreads

Review: Mona Lisa Overdrive (Sprawl #3)

User Review  - Carmen - Goodreads

William Gibson's "conclusion" to the Sprawl trilogy. Conclusion is in quotes because it's a loose trilogy. Gibson does what he does best in this novel: takes three different story arcs and weaves them ... Read full review

Review: Mona Lisa Overdrive (Sprawl #3)

User Review  - Leonardo Etcheto - Goodreads

Second or third read through, and it is amazing how many images and ideas had stayed in my head from this book without my remembering this is where they came from(just a vague recollection that it was ... Read full review

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Contents

Section 1
1
Section 2
10
Section 3
17
Section 4
25
Section 5
31
Section 6
40
Section 7
46
Section 8
56
Section 24
178
Section 25
184
Section 26
190
Section 27
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Section 28
206
Section 29
212
Section 30
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Section 31
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Section 9
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Section 10
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Section 11
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Section 12
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Section 13
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Section 14
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Section 15
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Section 16
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Section 17
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Section 18
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Section 19
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Section 20
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Section 21
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Section 22
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Section 23
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Section 32
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Section 33
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Section 34
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Section 35
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Section 36
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Section 37
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Section 38
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Section 39
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Section 40
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Section 41
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Section 42
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Section 43
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Section 44
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Section 45
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Copyright

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Virtual Realism
Michael Heim
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About the author (1989)

William Gibson is credited with having coined the term acyberspace, a and having envisioned both the Internet and virtual reality before either existed.

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