The sky above the port was the colour of television, tuned to a dead channel.
William Gibson revolutionised science fiction in his 1984 debut Neuromancer. The writer who gave us the matrix and coined the term 'cyberspace' produced a first novel that won the Hugo, Nebula and Philip K. Dick Awards, and lit the fuse on the Cyberpunk movement.
More than three decades later, Gibson's text is as stylish as ever, his noir narrative still glitters like chrome in the shadows and his depictions of the rise and abuse of corporate power look more prescient every day. Part thriller, part warning, Neuromancer is a timeless classic of modern SF and one of the 20th century's most potent and compelling visions of the future.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - renbedell - LibraryThing
A thrilling cyberpunk book that has plenty of action and weirdness. Loved the writing and narration as the protagonist shows us this future world (with an alternate history) filled with technological ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - majkia - LibraryThing
Heralding the onset of the cyberpunk sub-genre, Neuromancer hits all the bells and whistles one expects. A dark and convoluted world where AI makes reality and the matrix (heh) brush shoulders so closely that one can't be sure where one ends and the other begins. Read full review