By William Gibson
Turner, company mercenary, wakes in a reconstructed physique, a gorgeous girl via his part. Then Hosaka company reactivates him for a undertaking extra harmful than the only he's convalescing from: Maas-Neotek's leader of R&D is defecting. Turner is the single assigned to get him out intact, in addition to the biochip he's perfected. yet this proves to be of perfect curiosity to yes other parties--some of whom aren't remotely human.
Bobby Newmark is entirely human: a rustbelt data-hustler absolutely unprepared for what comes his means whilst the defection triggers warfare in our on-line world. With voodoo on the web and a value on his head, Newmark thinks he's in simple terms attempting to get out alive. till he meets the angel.
A fashionable, streetsmart, frighteningly possible parable of the future.
Gibson's first novel, Neuromancer, used to be greeted with hosannas and showered with awards. This moment booklet, set within the comparable universe, back bargains a faddish, glitzy floor now not in contrast to that of Miami Vice. Gibson's relevant snapshot is the shadow containers built through the artist Joseph Cornell, collections of doubtless unrelated items whose juxtaposition creates a brand new influence. within the comparable model, the unconventional has 3 protagonists, every one of whom is placing jointly jigsaw clues in pursuit of his separate objective. the company headhunter, the artwork broker and the pc hacker all locate themselves being manipulatedjust because the writer contrives to have their paths converge.
“Potent and heady.”
— Philadelphia day-by-day News
“An interesting solid of characters and a tough,
glitzy photo of machine awareness and the way forward for mankind.”
— Richmond Times-Dispatch
“Count 0 stocks with Neuromancer that novel’s wonderful use of language, breakneck pacing, technological innovation, and gritty brand-name realism.”
— myth Review
“William Gibson’s prose, miraculous in its readability and ability, turns into high-tech electrical poetry.”
— Bruce Sterling
“Suspense, action…a energetic story…a subtle model of the sentient machine, some distance from the outdated types that have been easily out to Rule the World.”