All Tomorrow's Parties

3,88 valoración promedio
( 12.789 valoraciones por Goodreads )
 
9780425190449: All Tomorrow's Parties

“The ferociously talented Gibson delivers his signature mélange of technopop splendor and post-industrial squalor” (Time) in this New York Times bestseller that features his hero from Idoru...

Colin Laney, sensitive to patterns of information like no one else on earth, currently resides in a cardboard box in Tokyo. His body shakes with fever dreams, but his mind roams free as always, and he knows something is about to happen. Not in Tokyo; he will not see this thing himself. Something is about to happen in San Francisco.
 
The mists make it easy to hide, if hiding is what you want, and even at the best of times reality there seems to shift. A gray man moves elegantly through the mists, leaving bodies in his wake, so that a tide of absences alerts Laney to his presence. A boy named Silencio does not speak, but flies through webs of cyber-information in search of the one object that has seized his imagination. And Rei Toi, the Japanese Idoru, continues her study of all things human. She herself is not human, not quite, but she’s working on it. And in the mists of San Francisco, at this rare moment in history, who is to say what is or is not impossible...

"Sinopsis" puede pertenecer a otra edición de este libro.

Review:

Although Colin Laney (from Gibson's earlier novel Idoru) lives in a cardboard box, he has the power to change the world. Thanks to an experimental drug that he received during his youth, Colin can see "nodal points" in the vast streams of data that make up the worldwide computer network. Nodal points are rare but significant events in history that forever change society, even though they might not be recognizable as such when they occur. Colin isn't quite sure what's going to happen when society reaches this latest nodal point, but he knows it's going to be big. And he knows it's going to occur on the Bay Bridge in San Francisco, which has been home to a sort of SoHo-esque shantytown since an earthquake rendered it structurally unsound to carry traffic.

Colin sends Barry Rydell (last seen in Gibson's novel Virtual Light) to the bridge to find a mysterious killer who reveals himself only by his lack of presence on the Net. Barry is also entrusted with a strange package that seems to be the home of Rei Toi, the computer-generated "idol singer" who once tried to "marry" a human rock star (she's also from Idoru). Barry and Rei Toi are eventually joined by Barry's old girlfriend Chevette (from Virtual Light) and a young boy named Silencio who has an unnatural fascination with watches. Together this motley assortment of characters holds the key to stopping billionaire Cody Harwood from doing whatever it is that will make sure he still holds the reigns of power after the nodal point takes place.

Although All Tomorrow's Parties includes characters from two of Gibson's earlier novels, it's not a direct sequel to either. It's a stand-alone book that is possibly Gibson's best solo work since Neuromancer. In the past, Gibson has let his brilliant prose overwhelm what were often lackluster (or nonexistent) story lines, but this book has it all: a good story, electric writing, and a group of likable and believable characters who are out to save the world ... kind of. The ending is not quite as supercharged as the rest of the novel and so comes off a bit flat, but overall this is definitely a winner. --Craig E. Engler

About the Author:

William Gibson’s first novel, Neuromancer, won the Hugo Award, the Philip K. Dick Memorial Award, and the Nebula Award in 1984. He is also the New York Times bestselling author of Count ZeroMona Lisa Overdrive, Burning ChromeVirtual LightIdoruAll Tomorrow’s Parties, Pattern RecognitionSpook CountryZero History, Distrust That Particular Flavor, and The Peripheral. He lives in Vancouver, British Columbia, with his wife.

"Sobre este título" puede pertenecer a otra edición de este libro.

Los mejores resultados en AbeBooks

1.

William Gibson
Editorial: Penguin Putnam Inc, United States (2003)
ISBN 10: 0425190447 ISBN 13: 9780425190449
Nuevos Paperback Cantidad: 10
Librería
The Book Depository US
(London, Reino Unido)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción Penguin Putnam Inc, United States, 2003. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. Reissue. Language: English . Brand New Book. The ferociously talented Gibson delivers his signature melange of technopop splendor and post-industrial squalor (Time) in this New York Times bestseller that features his hero from Idoru.Colin Laney, sensitive to patterns of information like no one else on earth, currently resides in a cardboard box in Tokyo. His body shakes with fever dreams, but his mind roams free as always, and he knows something is about to happen. Not in Tokyo; he will not see this thing himself. Something is about to happen in San Francisco. The mists make it easy to hide, if hiding is what you want, and even at the best of times reality there seems to shift. A gray man moves elegantly through the mists, leaving bodies in his wake, so that a tide of absences alerts Laney to his presence. A boy named Silencio does not speak, but flies through webs of cyber-information in search of the one object that has seized his imagination. And Rei Toi, the Japanese Idoru, continues her study of all things human. She herself is not human, not quite, but she s working on it. And in the mists of San Francisco, at this rare moment in history, who is to say what is or is not impossible. Nº de ref. de la librería AAS9780425190449

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 6,17
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: GRATIS
De Reino Unido a España
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

2.

William Gibson
ISBN 10: 0425190447 ISBN 13: 9780425190449
Nuevos Cantidad: 1
Librería
BWB
(Valley Stream, NY, Estados Unidos de America)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción Estado de conservación: New. Depending on your location, this item may ship from the US or UK. Nº de ref. de la librería 97804251904490000000

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 6,18
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: GRATIS
De Estados Unidos de America a España
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

3.

William Gibson
Editorial: Penguin Putnam Inc, United States (2003)
ISBN 10: 0425190447 ISBN 13: 9780425190449
Nuevos Paperback Cantidad: 10
Librería
Book Depository hard to find
(London, Reino Unido)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción Penguin Putnam Inc, United States, 2003. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. Reissue. Language: English . This book usually ship within 10-15 business days and we will endeavor to dispatch orders quicker than this where possible. Brand New Book. The ferociously talented Gibson delivers his signature melange of technopop splendor and post-industrial squalor (Time) in this New York Times bestseller that features his hero from Idoru.Colin Laney, sensitive to patterns of information like no one else on earth, currently resides in a cardboard box in Tokyo. His body shakes with fever dreams, but his mind roams free as always, and he knows something is about to happen. Not in Tokyo; he will not see this thing himself. Something is about to happen in San Francisco. The mists make it easy to hide, if hiding is what you want, and even at the best of times reality there seems to shift. A gray man moves elegantly through the mists, leaving bodies in his wake, so that a tide of absences alerts Laney to his presence. A boy named Silencio does not speak, but flies through webs of cyber-information in search of the one object that has seized his imagination. And Rei Toi, the Japanese Idoru, continues her study of all things human. She herself is not human, not quite, but she s working on it. And in the mists of San Francisco, at this rare moment in history, who is to say what is or is not impossible. Nº de ref. de la librería BTE9780425190449

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 6,32
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: GRATIS
De Reino Unido a España
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

4.

William Gibson
Editorial: Penguin Putnam Inc, United States (2003)
ISBN 10: 0425190447 ISBN 13: 9780425190449
Nuevos Paperback Cantidad: 10
Librería
The Book Depository
(London, Reino Unido)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción Penguin Putnam Inc, United States, 2003. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. Reissue. Language: English . Brand New Book. The ferociously talented Gibson delivers his signature melange of technopop splendor and post-industrial squalor (Time) in this New York Times bestseller that features his hero from Idoru.Colin Laney, sensitive to patterns of information like no one else on earth, currently resides in a cardboard box in Tokyo. His body shakes with fever dreams, but his mind roams free as always, and he knows something is about to happen. Not in Tokyo; he will not see this thing himself. Something is about to happen in San Francisco. The mists make it easy to hide, if hiding is what you want, and even at the best of times reality there seems to shift. A gray man moves elegantly through the mists, leaving bodies in his wake, so that a tide of absences alerts Laney to his presence. A boy named Silencio does not speak, but flies through webs of cyber-information in search of the one object that has seized his imagination. And Rei Toi, the Japanese Idoru, continues her study of all things human. She herself is not human, not quite, but she s working on it. And in the mists of San Francisco, at this rare moment in history, who is to say what is or is not impossible. Nº de ref. de la librería AAS9780425190449

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 6,33
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: GRATIS
De Reino Unido a España
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

5.

William Gibson
Editorial: Berkley Pub Group (2003)
ISBN 10: 0425190447 ISBN 13: 9780425190449
Nuevos Tapa blanda Cantidad: 1
Librería
Valoración
[?]

Descripción Berkley Pub Group, 2003. Estado de conservación: New. Nº de ref. de la librería TH9780425190449

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 6,50
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: EUR 3,99
De Alemania a España
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

6.

William Gibson
Editorial: Penguin Publishing Group 2003-02-04, New York (2003)
ISBN 10: 0425190447 ISBN 13: 9780425190449
Nuevos paperback Cantidad: 1
Librería
Blackwell's
(Oxford, OX, Reino Unido)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción Penguin Publishing Group 2003-02-04, New York, 2003. paperback. Estado de conservación: New. Nº de ref. de la librería 9780425190449

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 8,43
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: EUR 2,23
De Reino Unido a España
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

7.

Gibson, William
ISBN 10: 0425190447 ISBN 13: 9780425190449
Nuevos Cantidad: 2
Librería
Paperbackshop-US
(Wood Dale, IL, Estados Unidos de America)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción 2003. PAP. Estado de conservación: New. New Book. Shipped from US within 10 to 14 business days. Established seller since 2000. Nº de ref. de la librería KB-9780425190449

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 3,58
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: EUR 8,17
De Estados Unidos de America a España
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

8.

Gibson, William
ISBN 10: 0425190447 ISBN 13: 9780425190449
Nuevos Cantidad: 2
Librería
Pbshop
(Wood Dale, IL, Estados Unidos de America)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción 2003. PAP. Estado de conservación: New. New Book.Shipped from US within 10 to 14 business days. Established seller since 2000. Nº de ref. de la librería IB-9780425190449

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 3,86
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: EUR 8,17
De Estados Unidos de America a España
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

9.

Gibson, William
Editorial: BERKLEY PUB GROUP (2003)
ISBN 10: 0425190447 ISBN 13: 9780425190449
Nuevos Cantidad: 2
Librería
Books2Anywhere
(Fairford, GLOS, Reino Unido)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción BERKLEY PUB GROUP, 2003. PAP. Estado de conservación: New. New Book. Shipped from US within 10 to 14 business days. Established seller since 2000. Nº de ref. de la librería IB-9780425190449

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 4,02
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: EUR 8,92
De Reino Unido a España
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

10.

William Gibson
Editorial: Berkely Publishing Co.
ISBN 10: 0425190447 ISBN 13: 9780425190449
Nuevos Paperback Cantidad: 4
Librería
BuySomeBooks
(Las Vegas, NV, Estados Unidos de America)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción Berkely Publishing Co. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. Paperback. Dimensions: 8.4in. x 5.8in. x 0.7in. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Paperback. Nº de ref. de la librería 9780425190449

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 7,43
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: EUR 11,14
De Estados Unidos de America a España
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

Existen otras copia(s) de este libro

Ver todos los resultados de su búsqueda