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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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Nell’s father, Bud, is presented as an archetypal cyberpunk character.

La Era Del Diamante

Stephenson also writes neak the pseudonym Stephen Bury. Hugo Award for Best Novel. This page was last edited on 15 Novemberat This reading is based on a connection between Y. The Sword in the Stone by T. Major cities have immune systems made up of aerostatic defensive micromachines, and public matter compilers provide basic food, blankets, and water for free to anyone who requests them.

The primer is actually a super computer built with nanotechnology that was designed to educate Lord Finkle-McGraw’s daughter and to teach her how to think for herself in the stifling neo-Victorian society.

A third storyline follows an actress, Miranda, who plays the voice of Nell’s Primer and has almost become Nell’s surrogate mother, in her attempts to find Nell. The protagonist in neap story is Nell, a thete or person without a tribe; equivalent to the lowest working class living in the Leased Territories, a lowland slum built on the artificial, diamondoid island of New Chusan, located offshore from the mouth of the Yangtze Stephenaonnorthwest of Shanghai.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Ega article possibly contains original research. Jemisin The Stone Sky by N. The book contains descriptions of various exotic technologies, such as the chevaline a mechanical horse 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 attempts to establish The Diamond Age as a “postcyberpunk” book by killing this character early on, while acknowledging the influence of the cyberpunk genre. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. In the novel, the material needs of nearly all thetes are satisfied by freely-available food and clothing, albeit of low quality; thetes without the political connections of a phyle are entitled to similarly low-quality ” free justice.


The primer is actually a super computer built with nanotechnology that was designed to educate Lord Finkle-McGraw’s daughter and to In other projects Wikiquote.

It fused memetics, computer viruses, and other high-tech themes with Sumerian mythology. Neal Stephenson has won several awards: He graduated from Boston University in with a B. In that book, the Wizard puts on a grand appearance but is later revealed to be merely a man hiding behind a curtain. Diamond Age also includes fully narrated educational tales from the Primer that diakante Nell’s individual experience e. Stephenson explores the idea of the tech divide and its social and economic ramifications to the stephensom using these violent, but not surprising, social revolutions.

La Era del Diamante

He currently resides in Seattle, Washington. Account Options Sign in. No eBook available Amazon. 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. He recently completed the The Baroque Cycle Trilogy, a series doamante historical novels.

Archived from the original on By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Neal Dlamante, the science fiction author, was born on October 31, in Maryland.

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His second novel was Zodiac: It is also hinted that property rights are so expansive that the Protocol recognizes children as the economic assets of their parents. Matter compilers receive their raw materials from the Feed, a system analogous to the electrical grid of modern society.

My library Help Advanced Book Search. And the update on Judge Dee is utterly wonderful, with the Confucian classics given loving attention. The Source, where the Feed’s stream of matter originates, is controlled by the Victorian phyle though smaller, independent Feeds are possible.

Later Miranda’s storyline is taken over by Miranda’s associate Carl Hollywood after Miranda disappears. May Learn how and when to remove this template message.


Init won both stephensn Hugo and Locus Awards, [1] and was shortlisted for the Nebula and other awards.

La Era Del Diamante by Stephenson, Neal

Over the course of the story, the Common Economic Protocol sponsors the investigation of clandestine Seed technologies in order to preserve the established order from subversion, using the justification that unrestricted access to Sources would lead to the proliferation of high tech weapons and result in anarchy.

Dickens immediately surfaces as a point of comparison, not only because of the size of the book but because the future Stephenson presents his readers with is, in many respects, a skewed reflection and imitation of the Victorian age.

Both novels deal with an almost “primitive tech” replacing a current, worldwide use technology, in the sense of the reprogramming of the mind through ancient Sumerian chanting in Snow Crash which also uses allusions to Babylonian prostitutes passing an information virus like a sexually transmitted diseaseand the diamnate of nanotechnology propagating and communicating through sexual intercourse, passing from body to body like a virus.

The Diamond Age is characterized by two intersecting, almost equally-developed story lines: The rules of the CEP are intended to provide for the co-existence of, and peaceful economic activity between, phyles with potentially very diamantw values.

The hierarchic nature of the Feed and an alternative, anarchic developing technology, known as the Seed, mirror dismante cultural conflict between East and West that is depicted in the book.

Small, voluntary governments like the burbclaves depicted in Snow Crash replaced nation-states. The novel’s neo-Victorian setting, as well as its narrative form, particularly the chapter headings, suggest a relation to the work of Charles Dickens. The Primer is intended to steer its reader intellectually toward a more interesting life, as defined by “Equity Lord” Alexander Chung-Sik Finkle-McGraw, [7] and growing up to be an effective member of society.

Molecular nanotechnology is omni-present in the novel’s world, generally in the form of Matter Compilers and the products that come out of them.