Told from three third-person perspectives, the story concerns a journalist backed by a mysterious Belgian industrialist, a young Cuban-Chinese go-to guy from a secretive clan of criminals, and a junkie fluent in Russian, who get caught up in a search for a mysterious shipping container. Gibson reinvents the concept he made famous in his landmark SF novel, Neuromancer-i.e., cyberspace-creating a more nuanced and up-to-date relationship between the virtual and the real.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - R.E.Stearns - LibraryThing
Spy-style thrillers are not my usual type of fiction, but this was excellent! The characters are fantastic and the story keeps you guessing throughout. I recommend it! Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - AltheaAnn - LibraryThing
Gibson is a pretty consistently excellent writer - mostly because of his ability to take potentially mundane subjects and write about them in ways that make them seem fascinating, exotic - and "cyber ... Read full review