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Bobby Newmark is entirely human: a rustbelt data-hustler totally unprepared for what comes his way when the defection triggers war in cyberspace. With voodoo on the Net and a price on his head, Newmark thinks he's only trying to get out alive. A stylish, streetsmart, frighteningly probable parable of the future and sequel to Neuromancer --This text refers to the Mass Market Paperback edition.
This book is absolutely genius. For those who enjoyed Neuromancer, I found Count Zero to be a perfect follow-up, equal in quality. Read morePublished 6 days ago by A. R. Baker
Possibly one of the edgiest scifi books of all time it is especially perceptive from its publication date in 1986 when the cyberspace and "the matrix" was a distant vision. Read morePublished 8 days ago by Amazon Customer
Like reading poetry and the very best science fiction. Technopoetry? I tried listening to the Audible version but the language requires your full attention to grasp the story.Published 27 days ago by Carrie
In rereading Gibson's older works, I'm struck by how many elements I recognize from his later works: the ultra-wealthy male patron/visionary; the introverted, artistic female; the... Read morePublished 29 days ago by D. Golden
I imagine when this story was written, the plot concepts were amazing and innovative. With today's tech, the story is confusing as cyberspace did not turn out as the book describe... Read morePublished 1 month ago by My own thoughts
The trilogy must be taken as one because it is very hard to understand until you read book 3 which puts it all together.
5 stars for the trilogy.
It would not have made sense without reading necromancer first,and I liked seeing what turned out a few years after that novel. Read morePublished 1 month ago by kn_s
Gibson's second book using his cyber-punk style. Like Neuromancer, it is very well written. However, having read Neuromancer immediately before reading Count Zero, I must admit I... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Allen King
I do like Gibson's writing even when his future worlds bear an uncomfortable resemblence to a barely extrapolated present.Published 2 months ago by John Ham