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Case was the hottest computer cowboy cruising the information superhighway--jacking his consciousness into cyberspace, soaring through tactile lattices of data and logic, rustling encoded secrets for anyone with the money to buy his skills. Then he double-crossed the wrong people, who caught up with him in a big way--and burned the talent out of his brain, micron by micron. Banished from cyberspace, trapped in the meat of his physical body, Case courted death in the high-tech underworld. Until a shadowy conspiracy offered him a second chance--and a cure--for a price.... --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
Immediately after reading a book as cool as The Forever War, Neuromancer was a very different read with its theme, different mood and feel, and therefore kind of hard to get into. Read morePublished 6 hours ago by Tan Gent
Neuromancer is Gibson's seminal cyberpunk novel, which arguably ushered in the modern era of sci-fi. Read morePublished 1 day ago by Louis K. Lowy
Case was a hacker, a talented thief for hire, working jobs that required him to connect his brain directly into cyberspace, to break through virtual barriers and get out with... Read morePublished 3 days ago by A. Luciano
I actually really enjoyed this book. Maybe I read too fast, but often I had to find myself re-reading sections over because I got lost easily. Read morePublished 8 days ago by Ohio Chick
Pioneer of cyberpunk, amazing book.
I hope to read the rest of the series.
A classic science fiction novel, and considering when it was written, groundbreaking concepts related to computer systems - the matrix, constructs, cyperspace - add to this... Read morePublished 11 days ago by Dan C
Case had been the best thief in the galaxy. But when he tires to steal from the wrong person, he ends up crippled. Read morePublished 11 days ago by Megan