Set in futuristic Tokyo, rebuilt after an earthquake, this is the story of a rock star who decides to marry a non-existent, virtual reality girl; the bemused American security consultant who has been sent to take care of him; and a teenage fan. It is a witty futuristic thriller. "Fast,witty and lovingly painted." - "Guardian". "Confirms Gibson as a realist writer for the post-Net generation." - "TLS". "A true Bladerunner for the Nineties" - "GQ".
- 07 Nov 2003
- Penguin Books Ltd
- London, United Kingdom
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.