The book that inspired The Matrix, (and possibly Shadowrun). Neuromancer is consider the definitive, benchmark novel of the cyberpunk genre. Gibson is to cyberpunk, what Tolkien is to fantasy.
Despite being written in the 80’s Neuromancer is still relevant today, perhaps more so than ever given the rise of AI, and still holds up in 2018. Word of caution, it is a slow burner and may put some readers off, think Bladerunner. But saying that, I feel Neuromancer should be compulsory reading and cannot recommend enough. Do yourself a favour, and read this classic
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