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William Gibson

published 1995
by HarperCollins Publishers
ISBN: 0-00-648041-1
category: Cyberpunk
language: English
type: Paperback
added: 25 Jul 2004 4:08 by Stefan Koopmanschap
approved: 25 Jul 2004 4:11
rating: 3.00/5

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 grieviously 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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Rating: 3/5
I can imagine this book being quite special for it's time, but for the modern days... well, it's OK. The book is more a legendary heritage than legendary in it's content, IMHO.
by Stefan Koopmanschap on 03-03-2005 4:07