William Gibson

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Author(1948–)
William Gibson is a science fiction writer and one of the pioneers of the cyberpunk movement with novels such as Neuromancer.

Synopsis

With the publication of his first novel, Neuromancer (1984), William Gibson emerged as a leading exponent of cyberpunk, a new school of science-fiction writing. Cyberpunk combines a cynical, tough “punk” sensibility with futuristic technology. Gibson's creation of “cyberspace” foreshadowed virtual reality technology and is considered the author's major contribution to the genre.

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