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The Difference Engine

ISBN: 9780440423621 | 0440423627
Edition: 2nd
Format: Trade Paper
Publisher: Spectra
Pub. Date: 7/26/2011

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1855: 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. And three extraordinary characters race toward a rendezvous with history-and the future: Sybil Gerard-a fallen woman, politicianrs"s tart, daughter of a Luddite agitator Edward "Leviathan" Mallory-explorer and paleontologist Laurence Oliphant-diplomat, mystic, and spy. Their adventure begins with the discovery of a box of punched Engine cards of unknown origin and purpose. Cards someone wants badly enough to kill forhellip;. Part detective story, part historical thriller,The Difference Engineis the collaborative masterpiece by two of the most acclaimed science fiction authors writing today. Provocative, compelling, intensely imagined, it is a startling extension of Gibsonrs"s and Sterlingrs"s unique visions-and the beginning of movement we know today as "steampunk!"


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