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Review: Neuromancer

Editorial Review - Bookreporter.com

Twenty years ago, it was as if someone turned on a light. The future blazed into existence with each deliberate word that William Gibson laid down. The winner of Hugo, Nebula, and Philip K. Dick Awards, NEUROMANCER didn't just explode onto the science fiction scene it permeated into the collective consciousness, culture, science, and technology. Today, there is only one science fiction masterpiece ... Read full review

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User Review  - deldevries - LibraryThing

A classic, but a very strange book. I realize that this classic set the stage for many, many things which came later. But I felt that it was rather random, wandered, and lacked clarity. Read full review

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User Review  - wethewatched - LibraryThing

This book is considered a classic in sci-fi and I can see why. While reading, I noticed many elements that no doubt inspired later books and movies including The Matrix. But I didn't enjoy it as much ... Read full review

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User Review  - brikis98 - LibraryThing

I can understand and appreciate that this book is "a classic" and one of the first to introduce a number of concepts that are commonplace in sci-fi today. The story includes lots of fascinating topics ... Read full review

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User Review  - NPJacobsen - LibraryThing

This was a book that I had to read twice. It was so packed with descriptive passages that I just couldn't seem to absorb them all at once. Also, the world being described was both similar to our ... Read full review

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User Review  - Sean191 - LibraryThing

I know I'm not the first to think of this (confirmed via Google just a moment ago) but to me, if the director/producers of the Matrix didn't pay William Gibson something when they made that movie ... Read full review

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Such a powerful essay on the state of things to come. Neuromancer drove me to the rest of William Gibson's books and the amazing lucidity with which his 'worlds' see into the near future.

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Best book i've read
Лучшая книга что я когда либо читал!!!

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Dear god everyone should read this book.

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Even if Vinge's 'True Names' had introduced much of the cyberspace vision, Gibson put it all together.

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