Pattern Recognition by William Gibson

Pattern Recognition

William Gibson

Not an easy book to read, it needs to be ingested in whole bites to get the sense of the plot. Will fascinate readers keen on the intranet or media studies students for the concepts involved. Rather convoluted in the telling but somehow or other maintains the reader's interest, what will the next twist be ...

Extract

We don't know what you're doing, or why. Parkaboy thinks you're dreaming. Dreaming for us. Sometimes he sounds as though he thinks you're dreaming us. He has this whole edged-out participation mystique: how we have to allow ourselves so far into the investigation of whatever this is, whatever you're doing, that we become part of it.

Parallels
  • Vitual Light by William Gibson
  • Altered Carbon by Richard Morgan

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