Count Zero Book Summary and Study Guide

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A corperate defection gone wrong, voo-doo in cyberspace, a search for a mysterious & creative AI - three parallel plots wind together and find the story's characters involved in events twisted far beyond their comprehension.
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The review of this Book prepared by Curtis Grens

Multiple plot lines involving cyberspace, high-tech mercenearies, events orchestrated by artificial intelligences. Classic cyberpunk.
The review of this Book prepared by S Page

Turner, an expert in corporate defection, must deliver Christopher Mitchell to Hosaka, and also the new biochips technology he invented. But there are new entities in the Matrix with their own agenda and the eccentric Josef Virek, richest man on earth, who have their own interests in the new technology.
The review of this Book prepared by Manuel Derra

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Plot & Themes

Tone of book    -   very upbeat FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?    -   science fiction story Spying & Investigations    -   Yes What is main char. doing?    -   rescue mission/escape from confinement Robots, Computers, VR    -   Yes Robot, PC, VR Plotlets:    -   virtual reality    -   good computer AI War or Invasion    -   Yes Major kinds of combat:    -   guns Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male


Earth setting:    -   medium future 22-24th century Takes place on Earth?    -   Yes

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   explicit references to deaths Sex in book?    -   Yes How much dialogue?    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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