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Publisher's Synopsis

THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLING NOVEL FROM WILLIAM GIBSON, THE INTERNATIONALLY BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF NEUROMANCER

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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 to evaluate a pair-of-glasses-cum-digital-assistant called Eunice...

Only Eunice has other ideas.

Pretty soon, Verity realises that Eunice is smarter than anyone she's ever met. Which is just as well since suddenly some very bad people are after Verity.

Meanwhile, in a post-apocalyptic London a century from now, PR fixer Wilf Netherton is tasked 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 that Verity fears may never be . . .

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'Dazzling, astoundingly inventive' The Times

'Wild, richly satisfying' Guardian

'Terrific' Spectator

'Rattles along with great pace and suspense' Sunday Times

'One of our greatest science-fiction writers' New York Times

'A sensual, remarkably visual ride' Guardian

'Among our most fascinating novelists' Daily Telegraph

Book information

ISBN: 9780241974575
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Imprint: Penguin Books
Pub date:
Edition: 1st paperback ed
DEWEY: 813.6
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Number of pages: 416
Weight: 292g
Height: 128mm
Width: 196mm
Spine width: 33mm