Mona Lisa Overdrive

Mona Lisa Overdrive

Paperback - 1989
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William Gibson, author of the extraordinary multiaward-winning novel Neuromancer , has written his most brilliant and thrilling work to date . . . The Mona Lisa Overdrive .nbsp;nbsp;Enter Gibson's unique world--lyric and mechanical, erotic and violent, sobering and exciting--where multinational corporations and high tech outlaws vie for power, traveling into the computer-generated universe known as cyberspace.nbsp;nbsp;Into this world comes Mona, a young girl with a murky past and an uncertain future whose life is on a collision course with internationally famous Sense/Net star Angie Mitchell.nbsp;nbsp;Since childhood, Angie has been able to tap into cyberspace without a computer.nbsp;nbsp;Now, from inside cyberspace, a kidnapping plot is masterminded by a phantom entity who has plans for Mona, Angie, and all humanity, plans that cannot be controlled . . . or even known.nbsp;nbsp;And behind the intrigue lurks the shadowy Yazuka, the powerful Japanese underworld, whose leaders ruthlessly manipulate people and events to suit their own purposes . . . or so they think.
Publisher: New York : Bantam Spectra, 1989, c1988.
Edition: Bantam pbk. ed.
ISBN: 9780553281743
0553281747
Branch Call Number: SF
Characteristics: 308 pages ; 18 cm

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Oct 05, 2016

Excellent - check out the previous works first -

GeoffAbel Feb 20, 2012

An absolutely sublime conclusion to the Sprawl Trilogy - preceded by "Neuromancer" and "Count Zero". I found myself panicking nearing the end : because I couldn't deal with the fact that it was going to end ; and also due to the excitement of all the various threads coming together. This is a great story and fantastic literature.

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