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Spook Country

William Gibson - Author

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ISBN 9780425221419 | 384 pages | 03 Jun 2008 | Berkley | 8.26 x 5.23in | 18 - AND UP
Awards
  • Locus Award for SF Novel: Finalist 2008
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The New York Times bestseller from “one of the most astute and entertaining commentators on our astonishing, chaotic present.”( Washington Post Book World)

Hollis Henry is a journalist on investigative assignment for a magazine called Node, which doesn’t exist yet. Bobby Chombo is a producer working on cutting-edge art installations. In his day job, Bobby is a trouble-shooter for military navigation equipment. He refuses to sleep in the same place twice. He meets no one.

Hollis Henry has been told to find him.

“A devastatingly precise reflection of the American zeitgeist.”
Washington Post Book World

“A puzzle palace of bewitching proportions and stubborn echoes.”
Los Angeles Times

“Like Pynchon and DeLillo, Gibson excels at pinpointing the hidden forces that shape our world.”
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“Both cool and scary.”
San Francisco Chronicle

“Gibson’s work is all edge and chill and incipient panic…His worlds are so striking, so plausible, that you’re just happy to be along for the ride.”
Chicago Tribune

“A fitful, fast-forward spy tale.”
USA Today

“The author himself is enthusiastically working his way back from the future.”
Entertainment Weekly

“[His] complex and riveting new novel, Spook Country, is both entertaining and visionary, solidifying his position as the twenty-first century’s primary literary soothsayer.”
Vancouver Sun

“A delicious surge of pleasure-center prose.”
Los Angeles Times

“Never anything less than fascinating.” —Columbus Dispatch

“Gibson takes aim at the BlackBerry era with the excellent Spook Country.”
Men’s Health


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