The Diamond Age

by Neal Stephenson

4 avg rating
Book 16 of 41 in the Best Steampunk Fantasy Books
23 votes 1 comments
In Snow Crash, Neal Stephenson took science fiction to dazzling new levels. Now, in The Diamond Age, he delivers another stunning tale. Set in twenty-first century Shanghai, it is the story of what happens when a state-of-the-art interactive device falls in the hands of a street urchin named Nell. Her life—and the entire future of humanity—is about to be decoded and reprogrammed…

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Won 2 awards in total

Locus Science Fiction

Nominated 3 times in total

John W. Campbell
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Anonymous | 2012-10-01 01:25:44
This is a good book, but it's cyberpunk, not steampunk. It shouldn't be on this particular list.
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