By John Shirley
In a near-future dystopia, a restricted nuclear strike has destroyed parts of Europe, bringing the rest nation-cities lower than regulate of the second one Alliance, a frighteningly fundamentalist overseas protection company with designs on international domination. the one safety opposed to the Alliance's creeping totalitarianism is the hot Resistance, a polyglot staff of rebels that comes with Rick Rickenharp, a retro-rocker whose creative and political sensibilities intertwine, and John Swenson, a mole who has infiltrated the Alliance. because the struggle maintains and years development, so does the know-how and brutality of the Alliance... yet traditional humans just like the broken visionary Smoke, Claire Rimpler on FirStep, and Dance Torrence and his fellow city warriors in the world are sure jointly through the reality and a unmarried function: to maintain the darkness from turning into humankind's overall Eclipse - or die making an attempt! John Shirley was once cyberpunk's sufferer 0, first locus of the virus, certifiably virulent."-William Gibson. An omnibus of all 3 novels-revised by means of the author-of the prophetic, nonetheless frighteningly suitable cyberpunk masterpieces: Eclipse, Eclipse Penumbra, and Eclipse Corona. With an advent by means of Richard Kadrey and biographical notice by means of Bruce Sterling.
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