Set in futuristic Tokyo, rebuilt after an earthquake, this is the story of a rock star who decides to marry a non-existent,virtual reality girl; the bemused American security consultant who has been sent to take care of him; and a teenage fan. A witty futuristic thriller.
"Fast,witty and lovingly painted" GUARDIAN
"Confirms Gibson as a realist writer for the post-Net generation" TLS
"A true BLADERUNNER for the Nineties" GQ
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"IDORU INDUCES READER ANXIETY, AN ALMOST HURTFUL NEED TO JACK INTO THE NEXT PAGE...EVERY WORD IS WHERE IT SHOULD BE -- LEAN, EVOCATIVE, TENSE. POPULAR CULTURE IS WILLIAM GIBSON'S PLAYGROUND. ENJOY THE RIDE".-- WIREDAbout the Author:
William Gibson was brought up in the southern United States but has lived in Vancouver with his wife and 2 children for many years. His novels include the hugely successful NEUROMANCER trilogy and VIRTUAL LIGHT (Penguin). "The man who saw the consequences of virtual reality before the technology had even been invented" OBSERVER
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