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  • Paperback
  • 304
  • Virtual Light
  • William Gibson
  • English
  • 25 September 2019
  • 0140157727

10 thoughts on “Virtual Light

  1. Lyn Lyn says:

    Paperback ñ Virtual Light eBook ✓ virtual download, light epub, Virtual LightVirtual Light EpubWilliam Gibson begins his Bridge trilogy with this 1993 publication that was nominated for both the Hugo and the Locus awards.In the air of great protagonist names won hands down by Neal Stephenson in his 1992 cyberpunkapa


  2. Hobie Hobie says:

    Paperback ñ Virtual Light eBook ✓ virtual download, light epub, Virtual LightVirtual Light EpubI felt like Gibson created a cool world for the story to take place in, but then just never wrote the story A messenger nabs some VR glasses and gets the help of some ex cop blah who cares He just never got me to care about the characters or their conflicts.I wanted to hearabout the dystopian California states and the fancy VR itself, but then all Gibson wanted to talk about Berry and Chevette.3 stars purely because of the world Gibson dreamed up, but if you re looking for a good stor I felt like Gibson created a cool world for the story to take place in, but then just never wrote the story A messenger nabs some VR glasses and gets the help of some ex cop blah who cares He just never got me to care about the characters or their conflicts.I wanted to hearabout the dystopian California states and the fancy VR itself, but then a


  3. Ian "Marvin" Graye Ian "Marvin" Graye says:

    Paperback ñ Virtual Light eBook ✓ virtual download, light epub, Virtual LightVirtual Light EpubPreromancerThis 1993 novel isn t so much set in the cyberspace of Gibson sNeuromancer , as in the world of an imagined 2005 2006 the exact date doesn t seem to be mentioned in the text itself, and there s a conflict in the extrinsic evidence , after some event perhaps an earthquake has destroyed much of San Francisco, and California has been split into two states, NoCal and SoCal.The technology isn t as advanced as the digital matrix inNeuromancer , which was apparently set in the 203 PreromancerThis 1993 novel isn t so much set in the cyberspace of Gibson sNeuromancer , as in the world of an imagined 2005 2006 the exact date doesn t seem to be mentioned in the text itself, and there s a conflict in the extrinsic evidence , after some event perhaps an earthquake has destroyed much of San Francisco, and California has been split into two


  4. Brooke Brooke says:

    Paperback ñ Virtual Light eBook ✓ virtual download, light epub, Virtual LightVirtual Light EpubWas rather disappointed by this one, and I m starting to get the feeling that Gibson s been writing the same book over and over While the technology mattered in Gibson s Sprawl trilogy, Virtual Light seemedlike a on the run from bad guys thriller set in a vagueishly sci fi setting The tech that was stolen could have just as well been a candy bar I wanted to find outabout the plan on the tech to rebuild San Fran after an earthquake , the Bay Bridge community, and all the other int Was rather disappointed by this one, and I m starting to get the feeling


  5. Graeme Rodaughan Graeme Rodaughan says:

    Paperback ñ Virtual Light eBook ✓ virtual download, light epub, Virtual LightVirtual Light EpubNot Gibson s best work, but still thoughtful The whole cyberpunk genre is a valuable exploration of ideas about our near future A future within reach of many who are alive today.


  6. RandomAnthony RandomAnthony says:

    Paperback ñ Virtual Light eBook ✓ virtual download, light epub, Virtual LightVirtual Light EpubI m re reading the early Gibson because I remember liking them and I can t keep the books straight Virtual Light stands as high quality, maybe one of hisunderrated titles, at least to me, upon a second reading, because except for a somewhat abrupt ending, the novel is excellent The book s true star is the bridge, and if Gibson ever releases a greatest hits of passages from his work, his initial description of the bridge deserves a place of honor You can see him extending Ballard s inf I m re reading the early Gibson because I remember liking them and I can t keep the books straig


  7. Kara Babcock Kara Babcock says:

    Paperback ñ Virtual Light eBook ✓ virtual download, light epub, Virtual LightVirtual Light EpubLast week Kevin Mitnick was on The Colbert Report to promote his new book, Ghost in the Wires and talk about hacking For those of us who grew up with the Web as a fact of life and absorbed hacker culture through Hollywood, Mitnick s experiences seem somewhat alien Hacking started long before the Web, of course, and even today hacking is nothing like what one sees on the movies However, it s just in this decade that we, as a society, are beginning to understand and react to the effects o Last week Kevin Mitnick was on The Colbert Report to promote his new book, Ghost in the Wires and talk about hacking For those of us who grew up with the Web as a fact of life and absorbed hacker culture through Hollywood, Mitnick s experiences seem somewhat alien Hacking started long before the Web, of course, and even today hacking is nothing like what one sees on the movies However, it s just i


  8. Sean Sean says:

    Paperback ñ Virtual Light eBook ✓ virtual download, light epub, Virtual LightVirtual Light EpubRead Snow Crash by Neal Stephenson instead Read Snow Crash by Neal Stephenson instead


  9. Mike Mike says:

    Paperback ñ Virtual Light eBook ✓ virtual download, light epub, Virtual LightVirtual Light EpubThe last time I read this book was in the mid 90s It came out in 1993, nine years after Gibson s Neuromancer, the novel that coined the phrase cyberspace and posited a world where we d all be interconnected through an information network He was wrong about the virtual reality stuff, but right about almost everything else If Neuromancer was somewhat predictive of the future, Virtual Light reads like someone had gone to the future of 2005 and sent a postcard back to us Reading it now and rea The last time I read this book was in the mid 90s It came out in 1993,


  10. Sean Blake Sean Blake says:

    Paperback ñ Virtual Light eBook ✓ virtual download, light epub, Virtual LightVirtual Light EpubGreat sociological science fiction with a cool vibe and, in my opinion, a vast improvement over Gibson s previous Sprawl trilogy Some scary observations on 90 s culture and crackling prose with a cool kind of dialogue for Gibson s characters A brilliant piece of cyberpunk literature.


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About the Author: William Gibson

Paperback ñ Virtual Light eBook ✓ virtual download, light epub, Virtual LightVirtual Light EpubLibrarian Note There isthan one author in the Goodreads database with this name See this thread forinformationWilliam Ford Gibson is an American Canadian writer who has been called the father of the cyberpunk subgenre of science fiction, having coined the term cyberspace in and popularized it in his first novel, Neuromancer , which has soldthan million copies worldwideWhile his early writing took the form of short stories, Gibson has since written nine critically acclaimed novels one in collaboration , contributed articles to several major publications, and has collaborated extensively with performance artists, filmmakers and musicians His thought has been cited as an influence on science fiction authors, academia, cyberculture, and technology William Gibson , October In Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia Retrieved , October , , from.