Neuromancer

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Phantasia Press, 1986 - Fiction - 231 pages
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I'll admit, Gibson has a unique way of writing. - LibraryThing
Very clever, hard to read, inaccessible in places. - LibraryThing
Some people find the writing style hard to get into. - LibraryThing
The plot is difficult to follow, however. - LibraryThing
Gibson really is a great writer. - LibraryThing
His writing was spare, but almost poetic at times. - LibraryThing

Review: Neuromancer (Sprawl #1)

User Review  - Gavin - Goodreads

It's sad to say, but Father Time has treated Neuromancer cruelly. I'm sure back in 1984, when this was first published, Gibson's take on the evolution of "cyberspace" was an innovative one. Hard for ... Read full review

Review: Neuromancer (Sprawl #1)

User Review  - Stuart Langridge - Goodreads

SUMMARY: In celebration of its ten-year anniversary, cyberpunk classic Neuromancer comes to hardcover, with an all-new introduction by the author. "Freshly imagined, compellingly detailed and chilling ... Read full review

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Contents

Section 1
3
Section 2
23
Section 3
37
Copyright

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About the author (1986)

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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