The Difference Engine

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Product Details

Price
$17.00  $15.64
Publisher
Spectra Books
Publish Date
Pages
512
Dimensions
5.58 X 8.24 X 1.09 inches | 0.88 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780440423621

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About the Author

William Gibson is credited with having coined the term cyberspace and having envisioned both the Internet and virtual reality before either existed. He is the author of Neuromancer, Count Zero, Mona Lisa Overdrive, Burning Chrome, Virtual Light, Idoru, All Tomorrow's Parties, Pattern Recognition, Spook Country, Zero History, Distrust That Particular Flavor, and The Peripheral. He lives in Vancouver, British Columbia, with his wife.

Bruce Sterling is an Austin-born science fiction writer and Net critic, internationally recognized as a cyberspace theorist who is also considered one of the forefathers of the cyberpunk movement in science fiction. He has won a John W. Campbell Award, two Hugo Awards, and an Arthur C. Clarke Award.

Reviews

"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