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Idoru

by William F. Gibson

  • 220 Want to read
  • 2 Currently reading

Published by G.P. Putnam"s Sons in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Tokyo (Japan),
  • Japan
    • Subjects:
    • Americans -- Japan -- Fiction,
    • Virtual reality -- Fiction,
    • Rock musicians -- Fiction,
    • Teenage girls -- Fiction,
    • Tokyo (Japan) -- Fiction

    • Edition Notes

      StatementWilliam Gibson.
      GenreFiction.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3557.I2264 I36 1996
      The Physical Object
      Pagination292 p. ;
      Number of Pages292
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL980810M
      ISBN 100399141308
      LC Control Number96018363

        Industry Reviews "Idoru induces reader anxiety, an almost hurtful need to jack into the next page Every word is where it should be--lean, evocative, tense. Popular culture is William Gibson's playground. Enjoy the ride."--Wired "Idoru is a prophecy, a prayer for information baths that never drown the supplicant. It is also a text on paper, beautifully written, dense with metaphors that open Format: Paperback. Idoru by William Gibson, , download free ebooks, Download free PDF EPUB ebook.

      All Tomorrow's Parties is a science fiction novel by American-Canadian writer William Gibson, the third and final book in his Bridge trilogy. Like its predecessors, All Tomorrow's Parties is a speculative fiction novel set in a postmodern, dystopian, postcyberpunk future. The novel borrows its title from a song by Velvet is written in the third person and deals with Gibsonian Author: William Gibson. While Virtual Light was concerned with the sense of post-millennial shock, the disintegration of California and the US and the massive privatization thereof – calling to mind other books by Gibson and Stephenson’s Snow Crash – Idoru dealt mainly with the concept of celebrity and the nature of modern media. Although it is set just a few.

      Idoru - a gripping techno-thriller by William Gibson, bestselling author of Neuromancer 'Fast, witty and cleverly politicized' Guardian Tokyo, post-event: After an attack of scruples, Colin Laney's skipped out on his former employer Slitscan - avoiding the rash of media lawyers sent his way - and taken a job for the outfit managing Japanese rock. Idoru. [William Gibson] -- A mystery centered on a virtual-reality marriage. The groom is Rez, the star of a rock band, while the bride is Rei Toei, the beautiful and entirely virtual pop singer adored by all Japan. Set in futuristic Tokyo, rebuilt after an earthquake, this book .


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Idoru is a challenging book to read as are all his other works, but that is what makes them worth the read. Gibson weaves so much complexity into his books it really makes you think and challenge your own understanding of the storyline. But that's why I love reading Idoru. Now on to the third book /5().

Idoru is a challenging book to read as are all his other works, but that is what makes them worth the read. Gibson weaves so much complexity into his books it really makes you think and challenge your own understanding of the storyline. But that's why I love reading Idoru.

Now on to the third book in the Bridge Trilogy/5(). As in his other writings, Idoru is a very loose sequel to the first, keeping contact with some characters, but the plot is new and stands alone in his post-change world building/5.

Idoru [William Gibson] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers/5(). Idoru revolves around the relationship between a Rock star and a virtual woman (Idoru) Gibson writes about two separate investigations into the relationship, one handled by Chia McKenzie a year-old fan of the rock star/5(5).

Free download or read online Idoru pdf (ePUB) (Bridge Series) book. The first edition of the novel was published in September 4thand was written by William Gibson.

The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format/5. Idoru Book Summary and Study Guide. William Gibson Booklist William Gibson Message Board. Detailed plot synopsis reviews of Idoru ; Colin Laney has an unusual sensitivity for node shifts in the world information flow.

After losing Idoru book job at Slitscan, a celebrity-tracking news show, he goes to Japan to be hired by a mysterious team that turns. Chia is one of his most winning creations.”—The New York Times Book Review “Spooky [Idoru is] a sharp satire on the uses and abuses of technology and has much to tell us about the dangerous path science has laid out for us.”—Baltimore Sun/5(44).

About Idoru “The best novel William Gibson has ever written about the world we’re entering daily. Neuromancer made Gibson famous; Idoru cements that fame.”—The Washington Post Book World 21st century Tokyo, after the millennial quake.

Neon rain. Light everywhere blowing under any. Twenty-first-century Tokyo, after the millennial quake. Neon rain. Light everywhere, blowing under any door you might try to close. Where the New Buildings, the largest in the world, erect themselves unaided, their slow rippling movements like the contractions of a sea creature.

Colin Laney is here looking for work. He is not, he is careful to point out, a voyeur/5(58). “Idoru is a prophecy, a prayer for information baths that never drown the supplicant. It is also a text on paper, beautifully written, dense with metaphors that open the eyes to the new, dreamlike, intensely imagined, deeply Edition: Russian-Language Edition.

Idoru Quotes Showing of 38 “I think I'd probably tell you that it's easier to desire and pursue the attention of tens of millions of total strangers than it is to accept the love and loyalty of.

Download the book William Gibson — Idoru for free in a convenient format epub, pdf, fb2, mobi. Book for Submit. William Gibson — Idoru. ; All, Science, Technology, Thriller; William Gibson — Idoru Genre: The author of the ground-breaking science-fiction novels Neuromancer and Virtual Light returns with a fast-paced.

penguin books IDORU ‘Gibson's mixture of science fiction and soon-to-be-fact is as enthralling as ever, and his take on Tokyo reality – virtual and otherwise – is jaw-droppingly intimate. Idoru has books on Goodreads, and is currently reading Unlearn Your Pain: A day process to reprogram your brain by Howard Schubiner, Emotion by Ca.

Inhe published a poem called "Agrippa: A Book of the Dead" that was distributed on floppy disk, erasing itself while it was read. Ideas drawn directly from his early work continued to.

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THE DIFFERENCE ENGINE William Gibson - Bruce Sterling 1st/1st Near Fine/NF. $Seller Rating: % positive. Cyberspace and virtual-reality guru Gibson's new venture is set in the same near-future as Virtual Light () and has at least one of the characters in common.

Netrunner Colin Laney has an unusual ability to see nodal points, ordinarily imperceptible data associations. Indirectly, he's hired by scarred, giant Keith Alan Blackweli, Rez's fiercely protective security chief—Rez being the half.

Books similar to Idoru (Bridge #2) Idoru (Bridge #2) by William Gibson. avg. rating Ratings. Now in trade paperback from the author of Neuromancer comes a story that takes readers to 21st century Tokyo after the millennial quake, where something violently new is about to erupt.

"Idoru" is more directed, with the plot developing and twisting as it goes along. Idoru is a Japanese word derived from the English "idol". In the book the idoru appears as a completely artificial media celebrity.

Idoru by William F. Gibson; 16 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Fiction, Virtual reality, Rock musicians, Teenage girls, Americans, American fiction.

Idoru is a gripping techno-thriller by William Gibson, bestselling author of Neuromancer 'Fast, witty and cleverly politicized' Guardian Tokyo, post-event: After an attack of scruples, Colin Laney's skipped out on his former employer Slitscan - avoiding the rash of media lawyers sent his way - and taken a job for the outfit managing Japanese rock duo, Lo/Rez/5(39).Idoru is the 2nd in the Bridge Trilogy As the second work, I think it suffers from some pacing problems that a second work in a trilogy can have (though his stuff tends to read as stand-alone stories pretty well) - so nothing unusual in that middle child problem - and as long as you are invested in the trilogy, any hiccups wash out in the mix.