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The Difference Engine

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The Difference Engine by William Gibson
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The computer age has arrived a century ahead of time with Charles Babbage's perfection of his Analytical Engine. The Industrial Revolution, supercharged by the development of steam-driven cybernetic Engines, is in full and drastic swing. Great Britain, with her calculating-cannons, steam dreamnoughts, machine-guns and information technology, prepares to better the world's lot ...

Author Biography

William Gibson began writing in 1977 and burst upon the literary world with his acclaimed first novel, NEUROMANCER, the book that launched the cyberpunk generation, and the first novel to win the holy trinity of science fiction, the Hugo, Nebula and Philip K. Dick Awards. His most recent books include PATTERN RECOGNITION and IDORU. Bruce Sterling burst onto the sf scene with the birth of Cyberpunk and co-authored THE DIFFERENCE ENGINE with his colleague William Gibson. His biggest UK success was with THE HACKER CRACKDOWN. He lives with his wife and daughters in Austin, Texas.
Release date NZ
May 1st, 1996
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Illustrations
48ill.(36col.).
Imprint
Gollancz
Pages
384
Dimensions
111x178x27
ISBN-13
9780575600294
Product ID
1664886

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