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The writer of the bottom-breaking generation-fiction novels Neuromancer and virtual delicate returns with a fast moving, top-density, cyber-punk thriller. As prophetic as it is fun, Idoru takes us to 20 first century Tokyo where each the guarantees of generation and the failures of cyber-industrialism stand in stark contrast, where the haves and the have-now nots in finding themselves walled aside, and where data and reputation are probably the most useful and dangerous currencies.

concurrently Rez, the leadvert singer for the rock band Lo/Rez is rumored to be engaged to an "identityoru" or "identityol singer"--a man-made well-known explicit particular person advent of information instrument dealers--14-one year-vintage Chia puppy McKenzie is distributed by the use of the bandcff0478#39;s fan membership to Tokyo to discover the data. at the equivalent time, Colin Laney, a knowledge skilled for Slitscan television, discovers and proclaims a local scandal. He flees to Tokyo to flee the neighborhoodcff0478#39;s wrath. As Chia struggles to search out the reality, Colin struggles to deal with it, in a futuristic society so media-saturated that best pc programs dangle the wish for creativeness, wish and spirituality.


William Gibson

September 9th, 1996

Literature & Fiction

Rating: 3.5 / 5.0 (143 votes)

Released: 1996-09-09

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Idoru by William Gibson


novels since the award-a good fortune Neuromancer pieces a story set in twenty-first-century Tokyo, where a singer pursues a gorgeous media well-known particular person--known as an identityoru--who does now not a knowledge exist. one hundred,000 first printing. $7five,000 advert/promo.
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