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Diamond Age

The future is nano ... And who could be smaller or more insignificant than poor Little Nell - an orphan girl alone and adrift in a world of Confucian Law, Neo-Victorian values and warring nano-technology? Well, not quite alone. Because Nell has a friend, of sorts. A guide, a teacher, an armed and unarmed combat instructor, a book and a computer.
Diamond Age
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This is a new look for cult author Stephenson's unstoppable sci-fi classic, The future is small. The future is nano ...And who could be smaller or more insignificant than poor Little Nell - an orphan girl alone and adrift in a world of Confucian Law, Neo-Victorian values and warring nano-technology? Well, not quite alone. Because Nell has a friend, of sorts. A guide, a teacher, an armed and unarmed combat instructor, a book and a computer: the Young Lady's Illustrated Primer is all these and much much more. It is illicit, magical, dangerous. And it isn't Nell's. It was stolen. And now some very powerful people want to get their hands on this highly desirable object. Nell is about to discover that the world can feel very small indeed ...Neal Stephenson is the author of the three-volume historical epic 'The Baroque Cycle' (Quicksilver, The Confusion and The System of the World) as well as the novels Cryptonomicon, The Diamond Age (winner of a Hugo Award), Snow Crash, Zodiac, Anathem and Reamde. He lives in Seattle, Washington.
Neal Stephenson is the author of the three-volume historical epic 'The Baroque Cycle' (Quicksilver, The Confusion and The System of the World) as well as the novels Cryptonomicon, The Diamond Age (winner of a Hugo Award), Snow Crash, Zodiac, Anathem and Reamde. He lives in Seattle, Washington.
A brilliant, tricky, twenty-first-century version of Pygmalion Guardian A wealth of hip, social and technological riffs, stories-within-stories and not a few good jokes. Invest Time Out The Quentin Tarantino of postcyberpunk science fiction. Stephenson has upped the form's ante with rambunctious glee Village Voice A new era in science fiction. People will walk around slack-jawed for days and reemerge with a radically redefined sense of reality -- Bruce Sterling Establishes Stephenson as a powerful voice for the cyber age. At once whimsical, satirical, and cautionary USA Today
Author
Neal Stephenson
Year
2011
ISBN-10
0241953197
ISBN-13
9780241953198
Media
Book
Publication Date
2011-06-02
Pages
512
Publisher
Penguin Books Ltd
Imprint
Penguin Books Ltd
Place of Publication
London
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
DEWEY
813.54
Short Title
DIAMOND AGE NEAL STEPHENSON
Language
English
Residence
Seattle, WA, US

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