William Gibson is an award winning American-Canadian speculative fiction novelist who has been called the "noir prophet" of the cyberpunk sub genre of science fiction.

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What is the overall point of Gibson's “Burning Chrome” short story?

This is a stupid question. I'm taking a really intensive sci-fi themed college writing course. I have a paper due tomorrow, analyzing this story. I'm having really extreme, crippling anxiety over ...
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Why doesn't Neuromancer want to merge with Wintermute?

In William Gibson's novel Neuromancer, we come to learn that the final heist at Villa Straylight, and the events leading up to it, have largely been orchestrated by the artificial intelligence ...
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What book is Milgrim reading in William Gibson's Spook Country?

Throughout William Gibson's Spook Country Milgrim is reading a book he found in the pocket of the coat he stole. Its a 1961 history of messianic medieval history. Has anyone managed to identify the ...
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In Gibson's Sprawl trilogy, why did Wintermute split itself into the different Loas?

Neuromancer is one of my favorite novels due to its evocative prose, and vivid descriptions. However, I feel like sometimes I can't quite figure out some details. One thing that has puzzled me is why ...
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Should I read Count Zero before Mona Lisa Overdrive?

I loved Neuromancer and want to look into going forward in the series. I happen to have Mona Lisa Overdrive. Should I wait until I have read Count Zero, or is it "safe" to read Mona Lisa Overdrive ...
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What is the meaning of wasps nest symbolism from Neuromancer?

What is the meaning of wasps nest symbolism from Neuromancer ? When Case had some mental problems he recalled a memory of a broken wasps nest a few times.
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What is the password at the end of Neuromancer?

I just finished William Gibson's Neuromancer and I'm still puzzled by the famous password that Lady 3Jane is the only one to know, the password needed to remove the restraining bolt on Wintermute. ...