|City of Golden Shadow (1996) [Novel]|
by Tad Williams
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(From the publisher):
City of Golden Shadow
is a complex suspense novel of the near future, where virtual reality has expanded to encompass all aspects of society -- and national, physical, and mental boundaries are limited only by the virtue or darkness of the imagination, offering an entirely new level of freedom to people in all walks of life. But a blood-chilling conspiracy involving the world's most powerful individuals now threatens to shatter this world to its very core.
Surrounded by secrecy, it is home to the wildest dreams and darkest nightmares. Incredible amounts of money have been lavished on it. The best minds of two generations have labored to build it. And somehow, bit by bit, it is claiming the Earth's most valuable resource - its children.
(from the publisher)
Original title: City of Golden Shadow
Genre: Fiction→ Science Fiction→ Technology→ Cyberpunk and Virtual Reality
- Michael Whelan was the cover illustrator for this series. His work is highly renowned, and the painting for City of Golden Shadow's was purchesed by Judy Del Rey of Del Rey books.