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--This text refers to an alternate kindle_edition edition. Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA) is a service we offer sellers that lets them store their products in Amazon's fulfillment centers, and we directly pack, ship, and provide customer service for these products. I loved the interesting new world and many of the characters....but HATED the ending- which was not an ending. I can struggle with a cluttered or over-busy narrative, but this managed to juggle all the various balls with aplomb. When Hackworth is mugged, an illegal copy of the Primer falls into the hands of a working-class girl named Nell, and a most deadly game's afoot. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 22 June 2020.

Instead, our system considers things like how recent a review is and if the reviewer bought the item on Amazon. Reviewed in the United States on May 17, 2015. Following the discovery of his crime, Hackworth begins an odyssey of his own.Expelled from the neo-Victorian paradise, squeezed by agents of ProtocolEnforcement on one side and a Mandarin underworld crime lord on the other, hesearches for an elusive figure known as the Alchemist. The writing is crisp, lucid, and, at times, beautiful. Unable to add item to List. © AudioFile 2002, Portland, Maine--. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on June 21, 2020. Yes: the Diamond Age, the age of nanotechnology, where windows made from perfect, crystalline carbon are cheaper than those of glass. Miranda starts as an interesting person- then ends as a limp character in a stage with a chunk missing about why it had to be her. Les membres Amazon Prime profitent de la livraison accélérée gratuite sur des millions d’articles, d’un accès à des milliers de films et séries sur Prime Video, et de nombreux autres avantages. Reviewed in the United States on June 1, 2016.

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There's a problem loading this menu right now. Retrouvez The Diamond Age by Neal Stephenson (2014-09-23) et des millions de livres en stock sur Amazon.fr. The story is two parallel tales. Désolé, un problème s'est produit lors de l'enregistrement de vos préférences en matière de cookies. Cornthwaite) (Radio Edit) de Costa Pantazis sur Amazon Music. For as much time as listeners invest in Nell, they are left not especially caring what happens to her. Consulter la page Neal Stephenson d'Amazon. Since this isn't a review of those books, I won't delve into why I liked those better. I love The Baroque Cycle and other of his books, but this is clunky, as if he took his time learning to write as well as he does in 'Baroque'. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on July 20, 2017. Bring your club to Amazon Book Clubs, start a new book club and invite your friends to join, or find a club that’s right for you for free. The story arc is patchy, the technology is sketchy and his characters can be clunky and hard to believe in - almost like a mediocre comic book, but without the pictures to keep ya interested. Still enjoying Neal Stephenson though:), Inspired me to try and pull the threads together in our century and create a map for the future Children's Primer. Reviewed in the United States on May 17, 2015. Les membres Amazon Prime profitent de la livraison accélérée gratuite sur des millions d’articles, d’un accès à des milliers de films et séries sur Prime Video, et de nombreux autres avantages.

Reviewed in Australia on 13 September 2014. Reviewed in the United States on December 23, 2015, In light of the subsequent development of an "A.I." John Hackworth, nano-technologist, makes an illegal copy of an interactive book that he has designed for his employer, "A Young Lady's Illustrated Primer".

The Young Lady's Illustrated Primer of the sub-title is a nanotechnological marvel, an interactive book, initially the only one in existence, which falls into the hands of Nell, a young girl trapped in the underclass with her street rat brother and feckless, drunken mother.

Because Nell has a friend, of sorts.

R.C.G. Read more. Well, not quite alone. Bronze Age, Iron Age, Diamond Age... Say what? The Primer, obeying its design specification, sets about educating Nell, matching her progress as she flees her background and tries to survive in a complex and hostile dystopia.

Listen to your favorite songs from Diamond Age. The book, a complete mythography in one package, tells Nell stories that enable her to grow, to mature, and deal with the increasingly challenging situations she faces.

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The Young Lady's Illustrated Primer of the sub-title is a nanotechnological marvel, an interactive book, initially the only one in existence, which falls into the hands of Nell, a young girl trapped in the underclass with her street rat brother and feckless, drunken mother.

John Hackworth, nano-technologist, makes an illegal copy of an interactive book that he has designed for his employer, "A Young Lady's Illustrated Primer". Barbie doll that is purported to be about to hit the consumer market; this book is actually, With Writing This Good, You Don't Need the Best Story Ever, Reviewed in the United States on May 9, 2017. As we've come to expect from Stephenson, the tech in this book, no matter how advanced and extravagant, is well thought out and coherent. The future is nano . Miranda starts as an interesting person- then ends as a limp character in a stage with a chunk missing about why it had to be her. This is not my first Neal Stephenson book. That's what this book is about: the tech and the social implications thereof. I pretty much enjoyed the book from the first word to the last. He intends it for his daughter, but it is stolen from him and falls into the hands of a young girl called Nell. I can struggle with a cluttered or over-busy narrative, but this managed to juggle all the various balls with aplomb. À la place, notre système tient compte de facteurs tels que l'ancienneté d'un commentaire et si le commentateur a acheté l'article sur Amazon. The story arc is patchy, the technology is sketchy and his characters can be clunky and hard to believe in - almost like a mediocre comic book, but without the pictures to keep ya interested.

This is probably not exactly steam-punk, but it shares a fondness for the victorian era, a hefty length and esoteric vocabulary. Prime members enjoy FREE Delivery and exclusive access to music, movies, TV shows, original audio series, and Kindle books. After viewing product detail pages, look here to find an easy way to navigate back to pages you are interested in. And who could be smaller or more insignificant than poor Little Nell - an orphan girl alone and adrift in a world of Confucian Law, Neo-Victorian values and warring nano-technology? This is my favourite book, despite many many flaws. The book, a complete mythography in one package, tells Nell stories that enable her to grow, to mature, and deal with the increasingly challenging situations she faces. Set in twenty-first century Shanghai, it is the story of what happens when a state-of-the-art interactive device falls into the hands of a street urchin named Nell. Vividly imagined, stunningly prophetic, and epic in scope, The Diamond Ageis a major novel from one of the most visionary writers of ourtime. The book builds this complex world filled with complex characters- then jettisons many of the characters abruptly for no reason. Rarely, if ever, do we encounter an awkward choice of words or a badly turned phrase. His first novel.

The Primer, obeying its design specification, sets about educating Nell, matching her progress as she flees her background and tries to survive in a complex and hostile dystopia. Please try your request again later. © 1996-2020, Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates. Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for The Diamond Age at Amazon.com. I loved the interesting new world and many of the characters....but HATED the ending- which was not an ending. Comment les évaluations sont-elles calculées ? . The book, a complete mythography in one package, tells Nell stories that enable her to grow, to mature, and deal with the increasingly challenging situations she faces. This unexpected disaster has far reaching implications, not just for John, but for all of society. The Primer, obeying its design specification, sets about educating Nell, matching her progress as she flees her background and tries to survive in a complex and hostile dystopia. This shopping feature will continue to load items when the Enter key is pressed.

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Young Nell and her brother Harv are thetes--members of the poor, tribelessclass. Après avoir consulté un produit, regardez ici pour revenir simplement sur les pages qui vous intéressent. Since this isn't a review of those books, I won't delve into why I liked those better. En passant une commande, vous acceptez nos. The Diamond Age, or, Young Lady's Illustrated Primer Study Guide: BookRags.com: Amazon.com.au: Books