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The Matrix is a world withinthe world, a global consensus- hallucination, the representation of every byte of data in cyberspace . . .

Case had been the sharpest data-thief in the business, until vengeful former employees crippled his nervous system. But now a new and very mysterious employer recruits him for a last-chance run. The target: an unthinkably powerful artificial intelligence orbiting Earth in service of the sinister Tessier-Ashpool business clan. With a dead man riding shotgun and Molly, mirror-eyed street-samurai, to watch his back, Case embarks on an adventure that ups the ante on an entire genre of fiction.

Hotwired to the leading edges of art and technology, Neuromancerranks with 1984and Brave New Worldas one of the century's most potent visions of the future.

1985  Hugo Awards
1984  Nebula Awards
1984  Philip K. Dick Award

Author Notes
  William Gibson is the New York Times bestselling author of Virtual Light, as well as Neuromancer, Count Zero, Burning Chrome, Mona Lisa Overdrive, and Idoru. He lives in Vancouver, British Columbia.