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Old 01-21-2014, 12:23 AM   #98 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by dannyhatch View Post
In a stunningly typical of myself move, I have started a book none of you have graciously suggested. It's called Neuromancer by William Gibson...anyone heard of it? ...
No. No one has ever fucking heard of William Gibson - the fucking guy who invented the term "Cyberspace".

Originally Posted by dannyhatch View Post
I'm not really sure how I feel about Neuromancer yet. Some of the scenes he sets are incredible and his view of the future/internet is very bleak which I like (it was written in the 80s.) But the writing is dense, almost too dense for me. And I don't particularly like Case, the main character. I dunno. If you've read it, your thoughts?
My thoughts were, when I read the summary of this post, "Oh fuck, he's going to love this book and I'm going to have to agree with the cunt".

Fortunately for me, your appalling taste in literature (matched only by the fact that you listen to music with your anus) means I get to disagree with you and call you a stupid shithead who wouldn't know a good book if he, well..., read one.

William Gibson was a fucking visionary. No wonder you don't get him.
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