2. Edge City - page 8

2. Edge City - page 8

Some of this Chapter was published as the fourth of the Fragments of a Hologram Bill - entitled :

page 10

The "white Ford Taurus X" car driven by Sleight with Milgrim as a passenger, harks back to the Ford Taurus used by Brown and Milgrim in Seattle in Spook Country.


page 11

"Was that a twelve step program, where you were, in Basel?" asked Sleight.

"I don't think so," said Milgrim, assuming Sleight was referring to how many times his blood had been changed.

N.B. the blog fragment has an extra line:

More like fifteen.

Milgrim was also a major character in the previous novel Spook Country and Oliver Sleight was also mentioned as one of Hubertus Bigend's Blue Ant employees.

Leaving this line out rather changes the emphasis of the section, by not drawing attention to the fact that Milgrim is trying to keep some things secret from Sleight.

The detailed description of taking tracings, as well as photographs of the combat trousers

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Zero History blog - ZeroHistory.net - discussion and analysis of William Gibson's Zero History novel, to be published on 7th September 2010 in the USA and on 30th August 2010 in the UK.

Spook Country blog

Spook Country blog - SpookCountry.co.uk - includes discussion and hyper link cloud enhanced literary criticism of William Gibson's previous novel Spook Country

"Spook Country" hyperlink cloud annotation

Our "Spook Country" hyperlink cloud annotation - re-orderd into numerical Chapter sequence

The Node Magazine node.tumblr.com, which this was a collaborative online contribution to, was online even before the official publication date of the first hardback edition of the book in August 2007.

This has been commented on by the author William Gibson, and described by Emeritus Professor of English Literature John Sutherland as "the future of literary crticism"

London CyberPunk Tourist Guide

Originally prompted by the preparations for William Gibson book signing and lecture event promoting Spook Country in London, during August 2007, this "local knowledge" guide to places of interest to cyberpunk fans was compiled, and has been subsequently expanded.

London CyberPunk Tourist Guide - http://CyberPunk.org.uk

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