Burning Chrome (short story collection)

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Burning Chrome (1986) is a collection of short stories written by William Gibson.[1][2] Most of the stories take place in Gibson's Sprawl, a shared setting for most of his cyberpunk work. Many of the ideas and themes explored in the short stories were later revisited in Gibson's popular Sprawl trilogy.[3]


Burning Chrome includes:


J. Michael Caparula reviewed Burning Chrome in Space Gamer/Fantasy Gamer No. 82.[4] Caparula commented that "This is vital reading; harsh, gritty, complex, visionary."[4]


  1. ^ Snead, Elizabeth (September 2, 1993). "William Gibson's cy-fi reality // His future is closer than you think". USA TODAY. p. 01.D.
  2. ^ Gibson, William. Burning Chrome. ISBN 978-0-06-053982-5.
  3. ^ McCaffery, Larry (1991). "An Interview with William Gibson". Storming the Reality Studio Storming the Reality Studio: a casebook of cyberpunk and postmodern science fiction. Durham, North Carolina: Duke University Press. pp. 263–285. ISBN 978-0-8223-1168-3. OCLC 23384573. Retrieved 2007-11-05.
  4. ^ a b Caparula, J. Michael (July–August 1988). "Book Reports". Space Gamer/Fantasy Gamer. Diverse Talents, Incorporated (82): 47–48.