Neuromancer – Looking at the First Page

Reading the first page of William Gibson’s Neuromancer, here are some rapid-fire impressions. Setting is important. Gibson opens not with a description of a person, an action, or a line of dialogue, but with a scene setter. The sky above the port was the color of television, tuned to a dead channel. This sort of … Continue reading

Book 2 – Neuromancer by William Gibson

The sky above the port was the color of a television, tuned to a dead channel. The poll brought in a three-way tie and we are going to go with the book ranked highest in the master list. Neuromancer wins by appearing on six of the twenty-four lists. In his All-TIME 100 Novels review of … Continue reading