Berry Rydell, an ex-cop, signs on with IntenSecure Armed Response in Los Angeles. He finds himself on a collision course that results in a desperate romance, and a journey into the ecstasy and dread that mirror each other at the heart of the ...
It didn't live up to my expectations. I had read the (amazing) short-story SKINNER'S ROOM, which had started off the so-called "Bridge Trilogy"; this novel is the first of the series, and my expectation bar had been set very very high. Unfortunately
..." it retains little of the charm of the short-story. Characters and situations are too stereotyped. The plot is a standard noir plot (stolen object, the wrong one) and there is a bizarre mélange of CYBERPUNK, STEAMPUNK and COWPUNK clichés which IMO just doesn't work. Some parts seems to have been written by LANSDALE, more than GIBSON. Anyway, its DOES DOES HAVE some good parts and GIBSON is always worth reading. But here's my two cents: if you have never read Gibson, don't waste your time here and start immediately reading BURNING CHROME. That's really a masterpiece which will blow your mind away. LA NOTTE CHE BRUCIAMMO CHROME. LA NOTTE CHE BRUCHIAMMO CHROME. Leggetelo. Adesso. ---> Lo metto in libreria accanto a questo, a memento! ;)Continua...Nascondi