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The Diamond Age: Or, A Young Lady's Illustrated Primer

9 Ratings: 4.0
A book by Neal Stephenson

   Stephenson's fourth solo novel, set primarily in a far-future Shanghai at a time when nations have been superseded by enclaves of common cultures ("claves"), abundantly justifies the hype that surrounded Snow Crash, his first … see full wiki

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Author: Neal Stephenson
Publisher: Spectra
Date Published: May 2, 2000
3 reviews about The Diamond Age: Or, A Young Lady's Illustrated...
review by . February 24, 2011
posted in SF Signal
   Any book that has in it (recursively) a magical book that provides instruction on Turing Machines is automatically cool. Its instruction may even have helped me get an 'A' in my Theory of Computation class...
Quick Tip by . February 23, 2011
posted in SF Signal
Lacks a proper ending and the sly execution of Snow Crash, but has more depth and explores much more interesting question
Quick Tip by . February 22, 2011
posted in SF Signal
   an excellent example of the "new" science fiction, offered up by one of those upon whom the mantle of epic science fiction falls
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