La Era del Diamante by Neal Stephenson, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. In a Shanghai of the future, John Percival Hackworth is a nanotech engineer on the rise when he steals a copy of A Young Lady’s Illustrated Primer for his. La era del diamante by Neal Stephenson, January 1, , Ediciones B edition, Paperback in Spanish – Tra edition.

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Stephenson also writes under the pseudonym Stephen Bury. Phyles are groups of people often distinguished by shared valuessimilar ethnic heritage, a common religion, or other cultural similarities. X, the black market engineer whose compiler Hackworth used to create the copy of the Primer, and each man attempts to exploit Hackworth to advance the opposing goals of their tribes.

Jemisin The Obelisk Gate by N. The novel raises the question as to whether Hindustan consisting of Hindu Indians is a fourth Great Phyle, or a “riotously diverse collection of microtribes sintered together according to some formula we don’t get. Later Miranda’s storyline is taken over by Miranda’s associate Carl Hollywood after Miranda disappears.

Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. Interface The Cobweb And the update on Judge Dee is utterly wonderful, with the Confucian classics given loving attention. The book explicitly recognizes the achievements of several existing nanotechnology researchers: By the setting of Snow Crash the United States and most other nation-states have collapsed because of hyperinflation ; in The Diamond Ageone character tells Miranda that they collapsed from the lack of tax revenue.

Vinge Downbelow Station rra C. This conflict has an economic element as well, with the Feed representing a centrally-controlled distribution mechanism, while the Seed represents a more flexible, open-ended, decentralized method of creation and organization.

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When Nell enters the castle of King Coyote in the Primer’s final challenge for her, she encounters an enormous computer apparently idamante to think and placed in charge of the kingdom.


In similar fashion, Wizard 0. Nell’s father, Bud, is presented as an archetypal cyberpunk character. Articles that may contain original research from May All articles that may contain tsephenson research Articles containing potentially dated statements from All articles containing potentially dated statements.

It is also hinted that property rights are so expansive that the Protocol recognizes children as the economic assets of their parents. The novel’s character Judge Fang is based on a creative extension of Robert van Gulik ‘s Judge Dee mystery series, which is based around a Confucian judge in ancient China who usually solves three cases simultaneously. May Learn how and when to remove this template message. Way Station by Clifford D. In the extremely globalized future depicted in the novel, these cultural divisions have largely supplanted the system of nation-states that divides the world today.

The book distinguishes three Great Phyles: Small, voluntary governments like the burbclaves depicted in Snow Crash replaced nation-states.

His first novel, The Big U, was published in Clarke The Dispossessed by Ursula K. He recently completed the The Baroque Cycle Trilogy, a series of historical novels. One copy is stolen by Nell’s brother. Most phyles depicted in the novel have a global scope of sovereignty, and maintain segregated enclaves in or near many cities throughout the world.

This reading is based on a connection between Y. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by J. It received little attention and stayed out of print diamannte Stephenson allowed it to be reprinted in FeynmanDrexler and Merkle are seen among characters of the fresco in Merkle-Hall, where new nanotechnological items are designed and constructed. Cities in The Diamond Diaamnte appear divided into sovereign enclaves affiliated or belonging to different nael within a single metropolis.

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No eBook available Amazon. Cherryh Hyperion by Dan Simmons Heinlein Fahrenheit by Ray Bradbury Although The Diamond Age explores the role of technology and personal relationships stepyenson child developmentits deeper and darker themes also probe the relative values of cultures which Stephenson explores in his other novels as well and the shortcomings in communication between them.


Other phyles are less defined — some intentionally, as with the CryptNet group or the mysterious hive-mind Drummers. The stephenxon nature of the Feed and an alternative, anarchic developing technology, known as the Seed, mirror the cultural conflict between East and West that is depicted in the book. But Hackworth loses the primer before he can give it to Fiona, and now the “book” has fallen into the hands of young Nell, an underprivileged girl xtephenson life is about to change.

Retrieved June 26, Statements consisting only of original research should be removed. Ediciones B- Fiction – pages. The Telling by Ursula K. The book contains descriptions of various exotic technologies, such as the chevaline a mechanical stephensob that can fold up and is light enough to be carried one-handedand forecasts the use of technologies that are in development today, such as smart paper that can show personalized news headlines. Stephenson explores the idea of the tech divide and its social and economic ramifications to the extreme using these violent, but not surprising, social revolutions.

Science fiction Postcyberpunk Nanopunk. Works by Neal Stephenson. This page was last edited on 15 Novemberat Init dl both the Hugo and Locus ,a, [1] and was shortlisted for the Nebula and other awards. The most important quality to achieving an “interesting life” is deemed to be a subversive attitude towards the status quo.