The Difference Engine


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The 20th anniversary edition of the classic steampunk novel
With new commentary by the authors
1855: The Industrial Revolution is in full swing, powered by steam-driven cybernetic Engines. Charles Babbage perfects his Analytical Engine, and the computer age arrives a century a...


  • Author: William Gibson
  • Publish Date: 2011-07-26
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    Nominated for 1 (1 unique awards)
  • 1 John W. Campbell

  • Book Award Years
    1992 John W. Campell Award Nominated: The Difference Engine
    1991 Nebula Nominated: The Difference Engine
    1990 British Science Fiction Association Award Nominated: The Difference Engine

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