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 - bibleblaster - LibraryThing
I liked this because I like Gibson's sense of culture and the way that he explores those links between advertising and "product placement" and art and conspiracy and power and...well, I love all that ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - weird_O - LibraryThing
Spook Country by William Gibson I enjoyed this book, though it isn't really William Gibson's best effort. It has a topical subject, clever and twisted plot, captivating characters (though only ... Read full review