All Tomorrow's Parties

All Tomorrow's Parties

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The Bridge, San Francisco, after the quake: Ex-cop Berry Rydell has been hired by Colin Laney - who is hooked deep into the network of things - to go to San Francisco and act in such a way that he comes to the attention of a certain unspecified individual. This, Laney promises Rydell, could prove life-threatening. And now Rydell's been sent a package. Something that belonged to Laney, something that others with guns, blades and very bad attitudes want. And suddenly Rydell's running, trying get to the old Bridge, the shantytown where a man can get lost, be forgotten and wait for the end of the world - which is the other thing that Laney promised.
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  • Paperback | 288 pages
  • Penguin Books Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 0141038136
  • 9780141038131

About William Gibson

William Gibson is the award-winning author of Pattern Recognition, Neuromancer, Count Zero, Mona Lisa Overdrive, The Difference Engine, Virtual Light, Idoru and All Tomorrow's Parties. He lives in Vancouver, Canada.
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'Scintillating ... probably the most important novelist of the past two decades' Guardian 'Writing at flame intensity, Gibson conjures a world that seems just a breath away from the here and now' Salon 'With more insight, wit and sheer style than any of his contemporaries Gibson continues to patrol the nebulous zones that separate science fiction, contemporary thrillers and genuine literature' Independent
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