William Gibson Writing Styles in Count Zero

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The novel is told in the third person by a semi-omniscient narrator. The focus of the semi-omniscient narrator changes during different parts of the story, though, so that the reader experiences the story from three different perspectives over the course of the novel. The rescue of Angie Mitchell is told from the perspective of Turner. The reader is privy to Turner's memories and experiences, such as the experience of Mitchell's dossier. As Turner begins to realize that Mitchell implanted his daughter as part of a deal with artificial intelligences in exchange for advanced technology, the reader experiences the revelation. However, the reader never understands what it's like to be inside Angie Mitchell's mind, as she channels AI gods from cyberspace.

The second point of view the narrator presents is Marly's. Marly is not an artist herself but sees the world through the eyes of an artist...

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