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Count Zero

William F. Gibson

Count Zero

by William F. Gibson

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Published by Gollancz in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementWilliam Gibson.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3513.I2824
The Physical Object
Pagination269p. ;
Number of Pages269
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15069055M
ISBN 100575036966

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The follow up to Neuromancer, Count Zero is another cyberpunk classic that revisits many themes of his previous book. It follows several interconnected stories: a mercenary hired to attack a corporate fortress that escapes with a girl that has undergone experimental modifications and can hack computers without a deck/5().

Count Zero is the sequel to Neuromancer in the sense that Neuromancer was the sequel to Burning Chrome. It takes place seven years after the events of Neuromancer. The book was written two years after the publication of its prequel. If you're thinking that Gibson decided to take pity on his readers, you're wrong.4/5(K).

Count Zero Hardcover – January 1, by William Gibson (Author)Author: William Gibson. “Count Zero shares with Neuromancer that novel’s stunning use of language, breakneck pacing, technological innovation, and gritty brand-name realism.”—Fantasy Review “William Gibson’s prose, astonishing in its clarity and skill, becomes high-tech electric poetry.”—Bruce Sterling/5(77).

Count Zero is a cyberpunk novel, taking place in a corporate-ruled future where information is shared in a mass construct called cyberspace. Turner is a mercenary hired to help a scientist escape from his contract with a large corporation and defect to another corporation.

This week, I have read a book called Countdown Zero. It is pages long. I predict that Carson will once again be facing more spy-related challenges and adventures. at the very end, the book ends with a cliffhanger: Count Zero book.

Gomez, Carson's principal, becomes arrested and he Count Zero book charged with acts of espionage, treason, and terrorism/5. Count zero is the sequel to the confusing and stunning Zero like Nueromancer carries multiple story lines and William Gibson strings everything together in the end in the most spectacular way which only a genius like him can word play used by him can be disorienting and the most times when i was reading count zero /5().

About Count Zero. A stylish, street smart, frighteningly probable parable of the future from the visionary, New York Times bestselling author of Neuromancer and Agency. A corporate mercenary wakes in a reconstructed body, a beautiful woman by his side. Count Zero Interrupt. Count Zero is the sequel to the award-winning novel, Neuromancer%().

Zero tells the story of the number zero who wishes he could count like all the other numbers. He thinks that he is empty but he eventually realizes his value and that he can help the other count higher. Zero is a simple book perfect for young children/5.

This document is about William Gibson's book Count Zero. The book itself can be found in Cyberpunk Library. Facts. Title: Count Zero Author: William Gibson Year of publishing: Count Zero is a sequel to Neuromancer, set in the same dark future universe as its predecessor.

Count Zero is very similar to Neuromancer, it's a story of a young. Count Zero is a rustbelt data-hustler totally unprepared for what comes his way when the designer's defection triggers war in cyberspace. With voodoo gods in the Net and angels in the software, he can only hope that the megacorps and the super-rich have their virtual hands too full to notice the amateur hacker with the black market kit trying desperately to stay 4/5(K).

‎ A stylish, street smart, frighteningly probable parable of the future from the visionary, New York Times bestselling author of Neuromancer and Agency. A corporate mercenary wakes in a reconstructed body, a beautiful woman by /5(). The Sprawl trilogy (also known as the Neuromancer, Cyberspace, or Matrix trilogy) is William Gibson's first set of novels, composed of Neuromancer (), Count Zero (), and Mona Lisa Overdrive ().Author: William Gibson.

Less heavy that NEUROMANCER, the book has definite foundations in cyberpunk, but will probably appeal to a much wider audience.

Slightly slow in beginning, but accelerating to a heart-pounding finish, COUNT ZERO is a book that should be read by Gibson fans, cyberpunk fans, and anyone who enjoyed NEUROMANCER.5/5(4). Editions for Count Zero: (Paperback published in ), (Kindle Edition), (Mass Market Paperback published in ), X (Pa.

Elsewhere, amateur computer jockey Bobby (a.k.a. Count Zero) is hired to test a bootleg biochip; the operation nearly kills him, so he seeks refuge with some dudes who take their orders from voodoo gods—insisting that said gods are a manifestation of cyberspace.

Count Zero Quotes Showing of 48 “And, for an instant, she stared directly into those soft blue eyes and knew, with an instinctive mammalian certainty, that the exceedingly rich were no longer even remotely human.”.

“Signature smell of the Sprawl, a rich amalgam of stale subway exhalations, ancient soot, and the carcinogenic tang of fresh plastics, all of it shot through with the carbon edge of illicit fossil fuels.” The follow up to Neuromancer, Count Zero is another cyberpunk classic that revisits many themes of his previous book/5.

Count Zero is number two in the series that picks up after Neuromancer, the book which started it all for Gibson and which I read first. Set in the Sprawl – a.k.a. the Boston-Atlanta Metropolitan Axis (or BAMA) – this cyberpunk story deals with themes familiar to classic Gibson fans.

Overall, I liked Count Zero. I may have liked Neuromancer better, but that doesn’t mean Count Zero is a bad book. It’s just, well, different. What I’ve liked about both of the Gibson books that I’ve read is their complexity and unique writing style. Gibson’s novels don’t follow the normal, formulaic plot lines I see in most books I.Count Zero Turner, corporate mercenary, wakes in a reconstructed body, a beautiful woman by his side.

Then Hosaka Corporation reactivates him for a mission more dangerous than the one he's recovering from: Maas-Neotek's chief of R&D is defecting.5/5(3). Gibson seems to me as though he struggled with Count Zero and Mona Lisa Overdrive.

Neuromancer is the best of the three and I think he had a hard time trying to outdo himself or he became his own worse enemy, or perhaps he just couldn't match his debut. The following books, while quite good, descend in quality and tread a lot of the same territory.