Andrew Breese

Musings of a professional geek

Neuromancer is 30 years old today

SoyletNews gave me a great tidbit of random trivia – the novel Neuromancer by William Gibson is 30 years old today. I remember reading this book when it came out and being totally dazzled by the concepts (don’t guess my age please, it’s not polite). Gibson wrote substance which resonated for decades, and is still pseduo-relevant even after so many other fantastic authors have launched further from his base.

Thank you Mr Gibson, the work is darn appreciated.


3 responses to “Neuromancer is 30 years old today

  1. Joachim Boaz July 3, 2014 at 11:17 pm

    Have you read K. W. Jeter’s Dr. Adder? If publishers didn’t postpone publishing the work until the 80s it would have been the first “cyberpunk” novel — recommended.

    It will make you feel a tad younger because it was originally written in the 70s!

  2. typhoonandrew July 4, 2014 at 10:25 am

    Nope, never read that – but now googling to find it. Thank you for the heads-up!

  3. Joachim Boaz July 4, 2014 at 10:27 am

    It’s, shall we say, dark and rather perverse. Hence why it wasn’t published until the 80s!

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