Mona Lisa Overdrive

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Bantam Books, 1989 - Fiction - 308 pages
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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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As usual Gibson's prose is pristine and superbly paced. - Goodreads
However, the plot of this book is plain hard to follow. - Goodreads
I really enjoy Gibson's writing. - Goodreads
It's a fantastic ending to the trilogy. - Goodreads
Luckily my ending is how it exists in my head.) - Goodreads
I'm sure other reviewers talk about the plot. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Brion O'quigley - Goodreads

Copyright 1988... Gibson is truly a grandmaster of cyberpunk. It's been a good many years since I read Neuromancer and yet I immediately recognized the re-appearance of two protagonists when they ... 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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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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