The Matrix is a world within the world, a global consensus- hallucination, the representation of every byte of data in cyberspace . . .Case had been the sharpest data-thief in the business, until vengeful former employers crippled his nervous system. But now a new and very mysterious employer... show more
The Matrix is a world within the world, a global consensus- hallucination, the representation of every byte of data in cyberspace . . .Case had been the sharpest data-thief in the business, until vengeful former employers crippled his nervous system. But now a new and very mysterious employer recruits him for a last-chance run. The target: an unthinkably powerful artificial intelligence. With a dead man riding shotgun and Molly, a mirror-eyed street-samurai, to watch his back, Case is ready for the adventure that upped the ante on an entire genre of fiction.
Neuromancer was the first fully-realized glimpse of humankind's digital future—a shocking vision that has challenged our assumptions about technology and ourselves, reinvented the way we speak and think, and forever altered the landscape of our imaginations.
Format: Mass Market Paperback
Pages no: 317
Edition language: English
Series: Sprawl (#1)
“Cyberspace. A consensual hallucination experienced daily by billions of legitimate operators, in every nation, by children being taught mathematical concepts . . . A graphic representation of data abstracted from the banks of every computer in the human system. Unthinkable complexity. Lines of ligh...
This was the book that put cyberpunk on the map, taking a Blade Runner dystopian future and filling it with cyber-jockies and street samurai.Case had been one of the best at his job, until he tried to fence some of the data for his own profit. After the original customers worked him over, he can't w...
Mieliście kiedyś tak, że po lekturze nie wiecie co o niej powiedzieć? No bo w sumie to przeczytałem, i było fajnie ale jak przychodzi czas, aby przedstawić swoje zdanie, to nagle pustka w głowie. Mam tak niezwykle rzadko, ale właśnie to mi się przytrafiło. "Neuromancer" to książka z gatunku sci-fi...
The work has merit, but I found it to be a dull read. Too much technopunk fantasy wankage. It did age well, however.
This was the first cyberpunk novel I ever read, and I fell in love with the genre instantly. The writing is amazing, starting with the first paragraph and going right to the end. He took story telling to an entirely new level and created a genre at the same time (sure, there were a few before him,...
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