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Classic SciFi 9: Isaac Asimov I, Robot & Killer Robots

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     Breadtag Sagas ©: Author Tony,  1 April 2017 Isaac Asimov I, Robot & Killer Robots Today Introduction The killer robots come later. I bought two novels at Asia Books in Bangkok in late February and was offered, as part of a promotion, one book free from a remainder pile. I dithered between a beginners guide to Nietzche (not a Belgian — …

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Classic SciFi 7: William Gibson Mona Lisa Overdrive

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   Breadtag Sagas ©: Author Tony,  18 July 2016 William Gibson, Mona Lisa Overdrive, 1988 Introduction Mona Lisa Overdrive takes place eight years after the events in Count Zero and fifteen years after Neuromancer. This is the final article in the series of 5: Neuromancer, Count Zero, William Gibson’s Art of Prophecy and The Art of Prophecy. The Story in Mona Lisa Overdrive …

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Classic SciFi 6: William Gibson Count Zero

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   Breadtag Sagas ©: Author Tony,  17 June 2016 William Gibson, Count Zero 1986 They set a slamhound on Turner’s trail in New Delhi, slotted it to his pheromones and the color of his hair. It caught up with him on a street called Chandni Chauk and came scrambling for his rented BMW through a forest of bare brown legs and …

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Classic SciFi 5: William Gibson’s Art of Prophecy

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   Breadtag Sagas ©: Author Tony,  10 June 2016 Classic SciFi 5: William Gibson’s Art of Prophecy Introduction The articles Classic Scifi 4: William Gibson Neuromancer 1984 and The Art of Prophesy & William Gibson provide a necessary background. The articles to follow on Count Zero 1986 and Mona Lisa Overdrive 1988 will complete the series. I introduced the Guardian article by Ed …

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Classic SciFi 4: William Gibson Neuromancer

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   Breadtag Sagas ©: Author Tony,  20 April 2016 Featured image: Molly from Brazilian cover William Gibson, Neuromancer 1984 The local came booming in along the black induction strip, fine grit sifting from cracks in the tunnel’s ceiling. Case shuffled into the nearest door and watched the other passengers as he rode. A pair of predatory looking Christian Scientists were edging …