William Gibson’s new novel Agency imagines a world in which Brexit never happened and Donald Trump did not become president, but that does not make the future any less frightening. Photo: ShutterstockWilliam Gibson’s new novel Agency imagines a world in which Brexit never happened and Donald Trump did not become president, but that does not make the future any less frightening. Photo: Shutterstock
William Gibson’s new novel Agency imagines a world in which Brexit never happened and Donald Trump did not become president, but that does not make the future any less frightening. Photo: Shutterstock

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William Gibson’s apocalyptic new novel Agency imagines a future as frightening as our own

  • The book’s protagonists communicate across different realities, technologies and time periods to prevent a world-ending catastrophe
  • Book is a companion to 2014’s The Peripheral, with many of the same characters
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William Gibson’s new novel Agency imagines a world in which Brexit never happened and Donald Trump did not become president, but that does not make the future any less frightening. Photo: ShutterstockWilliam Gibson’s new novel Agency imagines a world in which Brexit never happened and Donald Trump did not become president, but that does not make the future any less frightening. Photo: Shutterstock
William Gibson’s new novel Agency imagines a world in which Brexit never happened and Donald Trump did not become president, but that does not make the future any less frightening. Photo: Shutterstock
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