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Published by Penguin in London .
Written in English


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StatementWilliam Gibson.
The Physical Object
Pagination296p.
Number of Pages296
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22068063M
ISBN 100140157727

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Virtual Light is set in a less dystopian and more satirical future than title refers to a form of instrumentation that produces optical sensations directly in the eye without the. 21 quotes from Virtual Light (Bridge, #1): ‘How it was, when you lost things, it was like you only knew for the first time that you'd ever had them. Rate this book. Clear rating. 1 of 5 stars 2 of 5 stars 3 of 5 stars 4 of 5 stars 5 of 5 stars. Virtual Light by William Gib ratings.   Virtual Light by William Gibson in CHM, EPUB, RTF download e-book. Welcome to our site, dear reader! All content included on our site, such as text, images, digital downloads and other, is the property of it's content suppliers and %().   Virtual Light is written with a sense of craft, a sense of humor and a sense of the ultimate seriousness of the problems it explores.” — Chicago Tribune “In the emerging pop culture of the information age, Gibson is the brightest star.”/5(21).