of or pertaining a subgenre of science fiction that employs some of cyberpunk's themes, especially the exploration of the effects of a high rate of technological change on society, but rejects the alienation and dystopianism of cyberpunk
Post cyberpunk, let’s consider a clutch of novels which takes this attitude into the third world, into the realm of the underclasses, the rabble, the owned.]
With less ambition Reed could have pulled off a perfectly decent post-cyberpunk caper novel instead of stalling in the parking lot.
A high quality post-cyberpunk science-fiction magazine. Good writing, great artwork.
It certainly should be, for while the translation may be a bit spotty in places, Midas is right out there on the post-cyberpunk cutting edge and then some, with its unique and gritty extrapolation of the down and dirty Third World realities interfaced with an exploration of the moral and spiritual implications of virtual replicated personalities confronting an all-too-real world.
Neal Stephenson is the Quentin Tarantino of postcyberpunk science fiction.
The plot never quite reached boiling temperature for me, but the ideas of this post-cyberpunk story are good and the future downtown club scene has some very nice touches.
Nor is it clear what, if anything, the ‘postcyberpunk’ novels of the 1990s have in common. Why is Greg Bear a ‘postcyberpunk’ writer when Greg Benford or David Brin is not? Why is Kim Stanley Robinson’s work not ‘postcyberpunk?’
The post-cyberpunk contingent in Mexico City…who encouraged me, with their warm enthusiasm.
These are tales that take place in the same eerie, post-cyberpunk, magic realism-tinged fictional universe as Desolation Road.
in a book review in Interzone
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