Neuromancer (1984)

"Neuromancer" is a science fiction novel by William Gibson, published in 1984. It is a classic of the cyberpunk genre and has won numerous awards, including the Hugo, Nebula, and Bram Stoker. The story is set in a future where artificial intelligence and virtual reality are common and follows the story of a former hacker named Case who is recruited by a mysterious employer to pull off a major hack.

The novel explores themes of artificial intelligence, virtual reality, and the intersection of technology and humanity. It also introduces many of the concepts that have come to define the cyberpunk genre, including the Matrix (a virtual reality world), cyberspace (a term coined by Gibson to describe the virtual reality world), and the concept of "jacking in" (connecting to the virtual world via a neural interface).

Overall, "Neuromancer" is a thought-provoking and influential work of science fiction that continues to be widely read and admired today.

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