The Difference Engine

The Difference Engine

By (author) William Gibson , By (author) Bruce Sterling


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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 dreadnoughts, machine-guns and information technology, prepares to better the world's lot ...

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  • Paperback | 400 pages
  • 130 x 196 x 28mm | 222.26g
  • 13 Jan 2011
  • Orion Publishing Co
  • Gollancz
  • London
  • English
  • 0575099402
  • 9780575099401
  • 25,253

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Bruce Sterling (1954- ) 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. William Gibson (1948- ) was born in America but moved to Canada in 1968 after being rejected by his draft-board. He is the multiple-award-winning author of Neuromancer, Count Zero, The Mona Lisa Overdrive, Virtual Light, Idoru, All Tomorrow's Parties and Spook Country.

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