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Books Like Burning Chrome by William Gibson | Suggested Reading

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Burning Chrome presents a broad spectrum of Gibson's capabilities. The Strand stories set the stage for his most acclaimed novel, Neuromancer, which in some ways is a more detailed version of the story "Burning Chrome." Molly Millions reappears in Neuromancer and near the end of the novel reveals further information about her partnership with Johnny Mnemonic. Two characters from "Burning Chrome" join Molly as well. Case, the main character and narrator, was trained as a cowboy by Bobby Quine, Jack's partner in "Burning Chrome."

Molly knows Quine too, a "real asshole," she says, which conflicts with the lovelorn version of Quine that Jack presents in "Burning Chrome." Case and Molly do not need Quine for this venture however, but the construct of Case's other teacher, McCoy Pauley. Molly then arranges to hire the Finn, "a fence, a trafficker in stolen goods, primarily software" (Neuromancer), to arrange some security...

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