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This is a fascinating work, and well up to the usual NS standard.
As always, prepare to be amazed and engaged.
This is probably not exactly steam-punk, but it shares a fondness for the victorian era, a hefty length and esoteric vocabulary. Read morePublished 1 month ago by tallmanbaby
Great book! Interesting fusion of cyberpunk and historical references, with a rich and vivid world. Fans of Stephenson's work won't be disappointed.Published 3 months ago by Heners
Loved the nano tech and mash up of historical and cultural groups. A fully realised world that was a delight to live in.Published 5 months ago by Jason Poley
Second time I've read this. First was paperback, back in the day... Absolutely love the author's use of language. The book is full of mind blowing scenarios.Published 7 months ago by Diane Robbins
An enjoyable read, mixing lots of nano-technology ideas with a nearly fairy-tale like fantasy story-line and a very harsh real-world combining steam-punk and neo-China. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Max Speed
Coming to Neal from the giant that is (sadly was) Iain M Banks, I was both pleased and slightly (but only slightly) disappointed in this book. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Fleecy Moss
Definately a classic that I will read again.Some intriguing philosophies, though I would have liked a bit more coverage of some of the supporting characters..Published 9 months ago by Mr. John R. White
The Diamond Age is set in a vividly-conceived nanotechnological future in which nation states have ceased to exist. Read morePublished 16 months ago by Steven Wyatt