The Difference Engine

The Difference Engine

Book - 1991
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Speculatation on what would have happened if the computer had been invented in the 19th century.
Publisher: New York : Bantam Books, 1991
ISBN: 9780553070286
0553070282
Branch Call Number: x
Characteristics: 429 p. ; 25 cm
Additional Contributors: Sterling, Bruce

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sat7
Dec 19, 2016

Outstanding work. very good pace enjoyable but intricate read. The authors spent seven years on this and it shows. Great twist in the construction of this novel. Good read

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beardedcanuck
Sep 05, 2013

Can be hard in places to get into the story, but overall a good read.

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anne54
Jul 17, 2012

Great read! alternative history - the difference engine is a stream driven computer designed by Charles Babbage

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Gemininja
Dec 30, 2011

When you want your Victorian steampunk infused anachronistic with the precursors to cyberware, by two of the preeminent minds of Science Fiction.

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Adzebill
Jun 22, 2011

Founding document of the Steampunk movement, which has produced nothing comparable since. Paleontologist hero and a Burgess Shale cameo.

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mattkirkey
Mar 09, 2011

Really difficult book to get into. Couldn't get very far.

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SqueeGirl Sep 26, 2009

What if Byron caused the Information Age to begin a century early?

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