Neuromancer Cover


By William Gibson

Ace Books, Mass Market Paperbound, 9780441569595, 271pp.

Publication Date: August 15, 1986

Hotwired to the leading edges of art and technology, "Neuromancer"ranks with"1984"and"Brave New World"as one of the century's most potent visions of the future.
The Matrixis a world "within" the world, a global consensus- hallucination, the representation of every byte of data in cyberspace...
Case had been the sharpest data-thief in the business, until vengeful former employees crippled his nervous system. But now a new and very mysterious employer recruits him for a last-chance run. The target: an unthinkably powerful artificial intelligence orbiting Earth in service of the sinister Tessier-Ashpool business clan. With a dead man riding shotgun and Molly, mirror-eyed street-samurai, to watch his back, Case embarks on an adventure that ups the ante on an entire genre of fiction.

About the Author
William Gibson is credited with having coined the term acyberspace, a and having envisioned both the Internet and virtual reality before either existed.