by Wlliam Gibson | Science Fiction & Fantasy |
ISBN: 0006480411 Global Overview for this book
Registered by wingLeishaCamdenwing of Alna bydel, Oslo fylke Norway on 2/11/2015
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Journal Entry 1 by wingLeishaCamdenwing from Alna bydel, Oslo fylke Norway on Wednesday, February 11, 2015

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Here is the novel that started it all, launching the cyberpunk generation, and the first novel to win the holy trinity of science fiction: the Hugo Award, the Nebula Award and the Philip K. Dick Award. With Neuromancer, William Gibson introduced the world to cyberspace--and science fiction has never been the same.

Case was the hottest computer cowboy cruising the information superhighway--jacking his consciousness into cyberspace, soaring through tactile lattices of data and logic, rustling encoded secrets for anyone with the money to buy his skills. Then he double-crossed the wrong people, who caught up with him in a big way--and burned the talent out of his brain, micron by micron. Banished from cyberspace, trapped in the meat of his physical body, Case courted death in the high-tech underworld. Until a shadowy conspiracy offered him a second chance--and a cure--for a price....

From Library Journal
Neuromancer is a fitting commemoration of the tenth anniversary of publication of Gibson's Nebula, Hugo, and Philip K. Dick Award-winning novel. The text is abridged, read by the author, and enhanced with music, sound effects, and other audio engineering. The plot contains sex, drugs, black market body parts, virtual reality, electronic relationships, pleasure palaces, murder, mayhem, cloned assassins, and intrigue in cyberspace, with nary a virtual nice guy in the mix. Wow! There's just enough time to take a deep breath between cassettes, as the listener is bombarded with strong language, tumultuous violence, and compelling imagery. Terrific stuff. Gibson's horrifying vision of our terrible headlong rush to nowhere is a must for science fiction and adult fiction collections.

I've read another copy of this book. Didn't really like it much. Probably a really good book for the right reader, but just not my cup of tea. Seemed a bit dated to me, too.

Paperback copy.

Journal Entry 2 by wingLeishaCamdenwing at OsloS-OBCZ in Oslo Sentrum, Oslo fylke Norway on Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Released 6 yrs ago (2/11/2015 UTC) at OsloS-OBCZ in Oslo Sentrum, Oslo fylke Norway


In the zone at meetup this afternoon.

Journal Entry 3 by Tolkienizer at Oslo Sentrum, Oslo fylke Norway on Thursday, February 12, 2015
Found at the OBCZ at La Baguette, Oslo S.

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