Neuromancer

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Penguin Publishing Group, Jul 1, 2000 - Fiction - 288 pages
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SPECIAL 20TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION —THE MOST IMPORTANT AND INFLUENTIAL SCIENCE FICTION NOVEL OF THE PAST TWO DECADES

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 to thank for the term "cyberpunk," for easing the way into the information age and Internet society. Neuromancer's virtual reality has become real. And yet, William Gibson's gritty, sophisticated vision still manages to inspire the minds that lead mankind ever further into the future.

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Review: Neuromancer (Sprawl #1)

User Review  - Siobhan Ortiz - Goodreads

In short, the author seems to think that using lots of book-specific jargon is a good replacement for descriptive writing. I was left with only a vague understanding of a futuristic, cyber world ... Read full review

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User Review  - Marjan - Goodreads

The most confusing book I've ever read, but somehow the confusion made me more immersed. Because the protagonist is constantly between states of consciousness and the confusion is as real for the reader as it is for him. Read full review

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About the author (2000)

William Gibson's first novel, Neuromancer, won the Hugo Award, the Philip K. Dick Memorial Award, and the Nebula Award in 1984. He is credited with having coined the term "cyberspace," and having envisioned both the Internet and virtual reality before either existed. His other novels include All Tomorrow's Parties, Idoru, Virtual Light, Mona Lisa Overdrive, and Count Zero. He lives in Vancouver, British Columbia with his wife and two children.

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