Fragments of a Hologram Rose
|"Fragments of a Hologram Rose"|
Cover of a French collection of Gibson's short stories, with "Fragments" as the title story
|Published in||Unearth3, Burning Chrome|
|Media type||Print (magazine)|
|Followed by||"Johnny Mnemonic"|
"Fragments of a Hologram Rose" is a science fiction short story by William Gibson. It was Gibson's first published work, originally appearing in 1977 in Unearth 3, a short-lived science fiction collection magazine which retailed for $1.00; Gibson was paid $27 for the story. It tells the story of a jilted ex-lover who relies on artificial sense-recordings to sleep, in a dark, polluted city. It was subsequently published in Burning Chrome, an anthology of Gibson's early short fiction.
- Chollet, Laurence B. (Sep 12, 1993). "William Gibson's Second Sight In Meetings of Man and Machine, Ecstacy and Dread, the Cyberpunk Guru Divines the Future". The Los Angeles Times. p. 34.
- "Fragments of a Hologram Rose" at the William Gibson Aleph
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