Neuromancer (Voyager Classics)

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9780007119585: Neuromancer (Voyager Classics)

Neuromancer is the most influential science fiction novel of our time. Cyberspace and virtual reality were invented in this book. It changed forever the way we look at tomorrow. Now part of the Voyager Classics collection.

The Matrix: a world within a world, a graphic representation of the databanks of every computer in the human system; a consensual hallucination experienced daily by billions of legitimate users in the Sprawl alone. And by Case, computer cowboy, until his nervous system is grievously maimed by a client he double-crossed. Japanese experts in nerve splicing and microbionics have left him broke and close to dead.

But at last Case has found a cure. He’s going back into the system. Not for the bliss of cyberspace but to steal again, this time from the big boys, the almighty megacorps. In return, should he survive, he will stay cured.

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Case was the best interface cowboy who ever ran in Earth's computer matrix. Then he double- crossed the wrong people.... Winner of the Hugo, Nebula and Philip K. Dick Awards.

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‘Set for brainstun…one of the most unusual and involving narratives to be read in many an artificially induced blue moon!’ The Times

‘A masterpiece that moves faster than the speed of thought and is chilling in its implications’ New York Times

‘A literary big bang…A global network of computer hackers has committed countless nefarious deeds in this book’s honour’ Sunday Times

‘Case is the Marlowe of the mainframe age’ Vox

‘Kaleidoscopic, flashy and decadent…an amazing virtuoso performance…Neuromancer in every sense, is state-of-the-art.’ Washington Post

‘Epic in scale…shimmers like chrome in a desert’ Wall Street Journal

‘Gibson is a technological fantasist with unparalleled sensitivity…wired direct to the mains’ New Musical Express

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