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Virtual Light - William Gibson
Virtual Light
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Berry Rydell, an ex-cop, signs on with IntenSecure Armed Response in Los Angeles. He finds himself on a collision course that results in a desperate romance, and a journey into the ecstasy and dread that mirror each other at the heart of the postmodern experience.
Berry Rydell, an ex-cop, signs on with IntenSecure Armed Response in Los Angeles. He finds himself on a collision course that results in a desperate romance, and a journey into the ecstasy and dread that mirror each other at the heart of the postmodern experience.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780140157727 (0140157727)
Publisher: Penguin
Pages no: 304
Edition language: English
Series: Bridge (#1)
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Mark Books
Mark Books rated it
3.0 Virtual Light
It's been years since I read this the first time, and it's certainly not what I'd call one of Gibson's best efforts. But I had to read it again, mainly because [b:Idoru|22325|Idoru (Bridge, #2)|William Gibson|http://d.gr-assets.com/books/1309201219s/22325.jpg|879765] has been sitting around here cal...
oh the guilt
oh the guilt rated it
2.0 Virtual Light
Maybe my first introduction to Mr. Gibson's world some 10-15 years ago.I remember rather enjoying it. Thanks to early 1990's Cyberpunk 2020 (and possibly seeing Bladerunner) the themes were familiar. "Cyberpunk" vision is both fascinating and revolting look on the future. Getting mentally prepared f...
Book Trauma
Book Trauma rated it
4.0
I do love how Gibson weaves together his main character's tales from what at first seems to be quite different directions. I also love how his female leads and even his secondary females characters are strong and not damsels that muddle through until the hero (or anti-hero in some cases) arrives. Th...
Second Bookses
Second Bookses rated it
1.0
A huge William Gibson fan, I honest have to say I had never read anything of his, from short stories to novels, that I ever truly hated. When Virtual Light was released back in 1993, I was there within the week to pay full retail for the hardcover and devour it with my usual relish. By the third par...
rionafaith
rionafaith rated it
I loved the Sprawl trilogy (Neuromancer is one of my Top 5 Books of All Time), but this one was just meh. The characters and world Gibson created were fleshed-out and captivating, but the plot meandered everywhere and the pacing was much slower than his other works. I had to fight to stay interested...
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