Count Zero

Count Zero

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Turner, high-corporate commando, is abruptly reactivated by the Hosaka Corporation for a mission even more dangerous than the one he's still recovering from. Maas-Neotek's chief of R&D is defecting, and Turner must get him out, intact, along with the biochip he's perfected. With voodoo on the Net, he thinks he's only trying to get out alive. But he hasn't met the angel...show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 256 pages
  • 104.14 x 172.72 x 20.32mm | 158.76g
  • Penguin Putnam Inc
  • New York, NY, United States
  • English
  • Open market ed
  • 0441117732
  • 9780441117734
  • 9,560

Review quote

"Potent and heady."--Philadelphia Daily News "An intriguing cast of characters and a tough, glitzy image of computer consciousness and the future of mankind."--Richmond Times-Dispatch "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 "Suspense, action...a lively story...a sophisticated version of the sentient computer, a long way from the old models that were simply out to Rule the World."--Locusshow more

About William Gibson

William Gibson's first novel, Neuromancer, won the Hugo Award, the Philip K. Dick Memorial Award, and the Nebula Award in 1984. He is also the New York Times bestselling author of Count Zero, Mona Lisa Overdrive, Burning Chrome, Virtual Light, Idoru, All Tomorrow's Parties, Pattern Recognition, Spook Country, Zero History, Distrust That Particular Flavor, and The Peripheral. He lives in Vancouver, British Columbia, with his wife.show more

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