The Diamond Age


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Set in twenty-first-century Shanghai, it is the story of what happens when a state-of-the-art interactive device falls into the hands of a street urchin named Nell. Her life--and the entire future of humanity--is about to be decoded and reprogrammed....

Date Jan-1995
ISBN13 9780553573312
Publisher Spectra (Bantam)
Formats Print / eBook / Audio
Pages 512
Genre Speculative Fiction
Sub-Genres Science Fiction
Themes Alternative History, Steampunk
Awards 1996 Hugo Award -- Novel (Winner), 1996 Locus Award -- Science Fiction (Winner), 1996 John W. Campbell Memorial Award -- Novel (Second Place), 1996 Nebula Award -- Novel (Nominee)