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The Difference Engine: A Novel by [William Gibson, Bruce Sterling]
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The Difference Engine: A Novel Kindle Edition

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Editorial Reviews

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“Breathtaking.”—The New York Times Book Review

“Smartly plotted, wonderfully crafted, and written with sly literary wit . . . spins marvelously and runs like a dream.”—Entertainment Weekly
 
“Splendid . . . highly imaginative.”—Chicago Tribune
 
“A ripping adventure yarn.”—Los Angeles Times
 
“[A] tour-de-force.”—The Philadelphia Inquirer


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A collaborative novel from the premier cyberpunk authors, William Gibson and Bruce Sterling. Part detective story, part historical thriller, The Difference Engine takes us not forward but back, to an imagined 1885: the Industrial Revolution is in full and inexorable swing, powered by steam-driven, cybernetic engines. Charles Babbage perfects his Analytical Engine, and the computer age arrives a century ahead of its time. --This text refers to an alternate kindle_edition edition.

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  • Publication Date : July 26, 2011
  • Word Wise : Enabled
  • Print Length : 514 pages
  • Publisher : Spectra; Anniversary Edition (July 26, 2011)
  • ASIN : B004WY1FPE
  • File Size : 2322 KB
  • Language: : English
  • Enhanced Typesetting : Enabled
  • Text-to-Speech : Enabled
  • Screen Reader : Supported
  • X-Ray : Not Enabled
  • Lending : Not Enabled
  • Customer Reviews:
    3.6 out of 5 stars 233 ratings