fiction science fiction short stories adventurous challenging reflective fast-paced

191 pages | first published 1986

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William Gibson's dark visions of computer cowboys, bio-enhanced soldiers of fortune, and hi-tech lowlifes have won unprecedented praise. Included here are his most famous short fiction and novellas. Hard-edged. Merciless. Passionate. They are vint...
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Moods

adventurous 83%
dark 83%
sad 33%
tense 33%
challenging 25%
emotional 25%
relaxing 25%
mysterious 16%
reflective 16%
inspiring 8%

Pace

fast 58%
medium 41%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 71% | Character: 14% | Plot: 14%

Strong character development?

It's complicated: 50% | No: 30% | N/A: 20%

Loveable characters?

No: 50% | It's complicated: 20% | Yes: 20% | N/A: 10%

Diverse cast of characters?

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Flaws of characters a main focus?

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Average rating

3.89