Burning Chrome by William Gibson

224 pages first pub 1986 (editions)

fiction science fiction short stories adventurous challenging reflective fast-paced

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"A breath of fresh air . . . the vision is deeply imagined, very complete and controlled . . . Gibson is truly brilliant."--Washington Times magazineFrom a true master of science fiction comes a collection of short stories that show how, no matter...

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Moods

dark 71%
adventurous 55%
mysterious 50%
tense 48%
challenging 38%
reflective 35%
sad 21%
emotional 16%
funny 6%
inspiring 6%
relaxing 5%
informative 3%
hopeful 1%
lighthearted 1%

Pace

fast 46%
medium 43%
slow 9%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 63% | Character: 20% | Plot: 13% | N/A: 1%

Strong character development?

It's complicated: 43% | No: 36% | N/A: 14% | Yes: 5%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 47% | No: 33% | Yes: 13% | N/A: 5%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 49% | No: 25% | It's complicated: 22% | N/A: 2%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 43% | It's complicated: 35% | N/A: 10% | No: 10%

Average rating

3.9

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