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... show more
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.
Publish date: November 2nd 2004
Publisher: Ace Hardcover
Pages no: 384
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,...