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William Gibson's first novel Neuromancer has sold more than six million copies worldwide. In an earlier story he had invented the term 'cyberspace'; a concept he developed in the novel, creating an iconography for the Information Age long before the invention of the Internet. The book won three major literary prizes. He has since written nine further novels, most recently Zero History.
William Gibson was born in South Carolina but has lived for many years in Vancouver.--This text refers to the Paperback edition.
An interesting set of essays that shed some light into Gibson's thought processes and a good background to several of his books.Published 6 months ago by Amazon Customer
Just what I expected - a selection of essays which I enjoyed enormously.Published 7 months ago by Jenny Kenny
There is nothing wrong with this collection however, it is not a novel though it does give some insight into the character of the author.Published 19 months ago by vague logic
I love Gibson's book, particularly Neuromancer, Count Zero and Pattern Recognition. He predicted our present and our future in the eighties, not with technical meticulousness but... Read morePublished 22 months ago by András Borbíró
this is a collection of old articles for magazines, some are quite good but its a really expensive way of getting them. AvoidPublished on 18 Jan. 2013 by dcm
Gibson sees something new in familiar material. We knew that. What he's seen here in Singapore, Tokyo, New York the day after 9/11, and 1984 are alone worth the book's reading... Read morePublished on 16 Sept. 2012 by BillinWien
To be brief: This is an excellent collection of essays. Some other comments have stated that it is an excellent introduction to Gibson. Read morePublished on 14 May 2012 by Hellenros Rickard
This is the first anthology of Gibson's non-fiction, and is the equal of his best fiction (for that matter better than much of it). Read morePublished on 18 April 2012 by firstname.lastname@example.org