Neuromancer - William Gibson I tried reading Neuromancer when it first came out. However the cyperpunk style just didn't do it for me. Many of my friends suggested that I try again. I did finished it this time but my negative feelings are still strong. I know it is a ground-breaking work in science fiction. However the characters are cardboard action figures and the plotting is anything but choppy and forced. It may be that cyberpunk just isn't my thing.