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NEUROMANCER by  William Gibson - 1st Edition - 1984 - from TBCL  The Book Collector's Library and Biblio.com

NEUROMANCER

by Gibson, William

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London: Victor Gollancz, 1984. 1st Edition. Hardcover. London: Victor Gollancz, 1984. 1st Edition. Hardcover. "The sky above the port was the color of television, tuned to a dead channel." Gibson's literary agent's copy of the actual Xerox corrected typescript used to publish the first UK & first hardcover edition of Neuromancer with his name [Christopher Priest] & contact information sticker on the first page. 8vo., 8 1/2" x 11" white bond, 303pp. Bound in a blue business 'Joca' file binder with a plain typed label on the upper cover. In addition, 42 non-sequential pages [Xerox] with additional corrections inserted loosely at the back of the binder. A rare state of this breakthrough defining novel & Nebula, Hugo and Philip K. Dick Award winner. Gunn, The New Encyclopedia Of Science Fiction. Pringle. 100 Best Science Fiction Novels. Of the three or four modern cornerstone SF novels of the 20th century that will stay top-of-mind for the foreseeable future, Neuromancer along with Dune, Stranger In A Strange Land & Do Androids Dream lead the way.

Neuromancer is a 1984 novel by William Gibson, notable for being the most famous early cyberpunk novel and winner of the science-fiction "triple crown"—the Nebula Award, the Philip K. Dick Award, and the Hugo Award. It was Gibson's first novel and the beginning of the Sprawl trilogy. The novel tells the story of a washed-up computer hacker hired by a mysterious employer to work on the ultimate hack.




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