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Neuromancer was written over 20 years ago and what was written as science fiction has become in many ways science fact gibson dreamed of a future that has come to pass this book is a visionary marvel. Neuromancer is quite simply the greatest, most prescient near-future sci-fi novel ever written although gibson's world is dark and gritty and, in many ways, rather dystopian, i want to live there, or at least visit often. William gibson has 184 books on goodreads with 887082 ratings william gibson's most popular book is neuromancer (sprawl, #1. Book description penguin putnam inc, united states, 2003 paperback condition: new reissue language: english brand new book winner of the hugo, nebula, and philip k dick awards, neuromancer is a science fiction masterpiece--a classic that ranks as one of the twentieth century's most potent visions of the future.
Understanding technology in neuromancer neuromancer, written by william gibson in 1984, is a novel well ahead of its time the book predicted many concepts about the internet and cyberspace that exist today. I have to apologize for failing to review william gibson's neuromancer when it appeared last year i was led to believe i had done mr gibson an injustice when this novel (the author's first) won both of the important 1984 best-of-the-year awards in science fiction: the nebula and the hugo. Neuromancer was a commissioned work i have no idea how many years it might have taken, otherwise, before i produced a novel on spec had you asked me at the time of commission, i would have told. Neuromancer is a book that is well revered by lovers of cyberpunk and science fiction it pioneered many of the tropes that we associate with cyberpunk today it even coined a few phrases that have become regular terminology today written in 1984, many feel like the book was ahead of its time it.
Neuromancer is the best and most important book william gibson has written, although i'd gladly reccommend the rest of his output but neuromancer is really something special neuromancer was a genuine innovation in literature today, the novel is perhaps mostly viewed as the origin of the somewhat. Neuromancer is a 1984 science fiction novel by american-canadian writer william gibsonit is one of the best-known works in the cyberpunk genre and the first novel to win the nebula award, the philip k dick award, and the hugo award. A true science fiction classic, popularizer of the word cyberspace (coined by william gibson in 1982), progenitor of the cyberpunk sub-genre of science fiction, and a book that remains remarkably undated, in my opinion, over twenty years after it was published.
Neuromancer by william gibson for more than seventy years, penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the english-speaking world with more than 1,700 titles, penguin classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Gibson wrote neuromancer at a time when the personal computer was just beginning to make inroads in private homes famously, he wrote the book on an antiquated 1937 hermes manual portable typewriter and bought a computer only after the royalties from neuromancer began rolling in. The literary genre defined by william gibson's neuromancer had a massive influence on pop culture but the cultural future it described is now both daily reality, and a distant digital past.
Neuromancer isn't too difficult of a book the story is told from case's perspective throughout the entire novel the sequence of events is linear without any jumping around in time. William ford gibson (born march 17, 1948) is an american-canadian speculative fiction writer and essayist widely credited with pioneering the science fiction subgenre known as cyberpunk. William gibson's first novel, neuromancer, won the hugo award, the nebula award, and the philip k dick award he is also the new york times bestselling author of.
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