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Author: Gibson, Mr William
Binding: Hardback
Pages: 432
Pub Date: 23/01/2020
Publisher: HAMISH HAMILTON
ISBN: 9780241237212
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THE THRILLING NEW NOVEL FROM THE INTERNATIONALLY BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF NEUROMANCER

'Dazzling, astoundingly inventive' The Times

'Wild, richly satisfying' Guardian

'Terrific' Spectator
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San Francisco, 2017. Clinton's in the White House, Brexit never happened - and Verity Jane's got herself a new job.

They call Verity 'the app-whisperer', and she's just been hired by a shadowy start-up to evaluate a pair-of-glasses-cum-digital-assistant called Eunice. Only Eunice has other ideas.

Pretty soon, Verity knows that Eunice is smarter than anyone she's ever met, conceals some serious capabilities and is profoundly paranoid - which is just as well since suddenly some bad people are after Verity.

Meanwhile, in a post-apocalyptic London a century from now, PR fixer Wilf Netherton is tasked by all-seeing policewoman Ainsley Lowbeer with interfering in the alternative past in which Verity and Eunice exist. It appears something nasty is about to happen there - and fixing it will require not only Eunice's unique human-AI skillset but also a little help from the future.

A future which Verity soon fears may never be . . .
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'One of our greatest science-fiction writers' New York Times

'Big-screen, popcorn-chewing thrills. What a glorious ride' Guardian

'Gibson is a prophet and a satirist, a black comedian and an astounding architect of cool' Spectator

'One of the most visionary, original, and quietly influential writers currently working' Boston Globe

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