Not an easy read, but I think The Peripheral is William Gibson’s best yet.
A return to science fiction – or his first real scifi?
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William Gibson has returned to science fiction with his latest, most gnomic work, The Peripheral. Oh, didn’t you realize he hasn’t written science fiction since Mona Lisa Overdrive in 1988 completed the trilogy that began with those unforgettable first lines of Neuromancerin 1984: “The sky above the port was the color of television, tuned to a dead channel.”? But then, the trilogy wasn’t really set in the future, either.
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