Agency

Agency Review

In William Gibson's first novel since 2014's New York Times bestselling The Peripheral, a gifted "app-whisperer" is hired by a mysterious San Francisco start-up and finds herself in contact with a unique and surprisingly combat-savvy AI....

Title:Agency
Edition Language:English

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    Agency Reviews

  • Jeffrey Keeten

    ”Where you went, according to him, used to be the future of where he is. They still have a common past, but it forked a few years ago. And they both share a past with us, up until something that hap...

  • Mike

    I never thought I would use the phrase "tedious William Gibson novel," but apparently this is the version of the world we now live in. This tedious William Gibson novel is clearly a William Gibson nov...

  • Andrea

    Long time Gibson fan, but not so sure about this one. The beginning is incredibly confusing - too many strangely named characters, time shifting in alternating chapters and bizarrely named new inventi...

  • Matthew Fitzgerald

    If you're a William Gibson fan, or even the remotest fan of The Peripheral, ignore the stars on this review and just read it. You will thoroughly dig it, even if this feels more like an expansion pack...

  • Bradley

    If you were a fan of The Peripheral when it first came out, I'm certain you will also be a fan of this sequel. Reading the other is NOT required, however. In fact, for a great deal of this novel, it's...

  • Steve

    This one was worth the wait, and the father (lord high emperor?) of cyber-punk delivers (again). The set-up is quick, the momentum picks up early and sustains itself throughout, and the short chapters...

  • Lou

    Agency is the long-awaited second science-fiction epic in The Peripheral series and although I would strongly recommend reading the preceding novel first, Gibson has previously stated that they can ea...

  • Hal Johnson

    How many times is Gibson going to write this same book? An overpadded group of characters, primarily distinguished by the clothes they wear, get shuttled like pawns through a series of minutely descri...

  • Howard

    5 Stars for Agency: A Novel (audiobook) by William Gibson read by Lorelei King. It’s great that William Gibson brought back all these characters. I hope that there will be a third novel. I really en...

  • Nadine Jones

    Goodreads shows a Sept 3, 2019 release, but the library shows January 21, 2020. Was this book released on Sept 3 IN AN ALTERNATE UNIVERSE?????...