|Virtual Light (1993) [Novel]|
by William Gibson
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Series: Bridge Trilogy, the
2005: Welcome to NoCal and SoCal, the uneasy sister-states of what used to be California. Here the millennium has come and gone, leaving in its wake only stunned survivors. In Los Angeles, Berry Rydell is a former armed-response rentacop now working for a bounty hunter. Chevette Washington is a bicycle messenger turned pickpocket who impulsively snatches a pair of innocent-looking sunglasses. But these are no ordinary sgades. What you can see through these high-tech specs can make you rich - or get you killed. Now Berry and Chevette are on the run, zeroing in on the digitalized heart of DatAmerica, where pure information is the greatest high. And a mind can be a terrible thing to crash...
Original title: Virtual Light
Genre: Fiction→ Science Fiction→ Technology→ Cyberpunk and Virtual Reality