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- Random House 2012; US$ 15.98
A gripping and page-turning thriller that explores themes of power, information, secrecy and war in the twentieth century. Neal Stephenson hacks into the secret histories of nations and the private obsessions of men, decrypting with dazzling virtuosity the forces that have shaped the past century. He weaves together the... more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 7.99
Quicksilver is the story of Daniel Waterhouse, fearless thinker and conflicted Puritan, pursuing knowledge in the company of the greatest minds of Baroque-era Europe, in a chaotic world where reason wars with the bloody ambitions of the mighty, and where catastrophe, natural or otherwise, can alter the political landscape overnight. It is a chronicle... more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 15.99
In the year 1689, a cabal of Barbary galley slaves -- including one Jack Shaftoe, aka King of the Vagabonds, aka Half-Cocked Jack -- devises a daring plan to win freedom and fortune. A great adventure ensues -- a perilous race for an enormous prize of silver ... nay, gold ... nay, legendary gold. In Europe, the exquisite and resourceful Eliza, Countess... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2003; US$ 15.00
"Stephenson has not stepped, he has vaulted onto the literary stage with this novel."? Los Angeles Reader "A cross between Neuromancer and Thomas Pynchon's Vineland . This is no mere hyperbole."? San Francisco Bay Guardian "Fast-forward free-style mall mythology for the 21st century."?William Gibson "Brilliantly realized...Stephenson turns... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2003; US$ 16.00
The Diamond Age Envisions the next century as brilliantly as snow crash did the day after tomorrow."? Newsweek "[Stephenson is] the hottest science fiction writer in America... Snow Crash is without question the biggest SF novel of the 1990s. Neal's SF novel, The Diamond Age , promises more of the same. Together, they represent a new era in science... more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 13.99
'Tis done. The world is a most confused and unsteady place -- especially London, center of finance, innovation, and conspiracy -- in the year 1714, when Daniel Waterhouse makes his less-than-triumphant return to England's shores. Aging Puritan and Natural Philosopher, confidant of the high and mighty and contemporary of the most brilliant minds of... more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 12.99
The New York Times Book Review called Neal Stephenson's most recent novel "electrifying" and "hilarious". but if you want to know Stephenson was doing twenty years before he wrote the epic Cryptonomicon , it's back-to-school time. Back to The Big U, that is, a hilarious send-up of American college life starring after years our of print, The Big... more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 8.99
This is "the Word" -- one man's word, certainly -- about the art (and artifice) of the state of our computer-centric existence. And considering that the "one man" is Neal Stephenson, "the hacker Hemingway" ( Newsweek ) -- acclaimed novelist, pragmatist, seer, nerd-friendly philosopher, and nationally bestselling author of groundbreaking literary works... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 1998; US$ 14.38
Cult author Neal Stephenson's unstoppable sci-fi classic The future is small. The future is nano . . . And who could be smaller or more insignificant than poor Little Nell - an orphan girl alone and adrift in a world of Confucian Law, Neo-Victorian values and warring nano-technology? Well, not quite alone. Because Nell has a friend,... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 1994; US$ 14.38
The only relief from the sea of logos is within the well-guarded borders of the Burbclaves. Is it any wonder that most sane folks have forsaken the real world and chosen to live in the computer-generated universe of virtual reality? In a major city, the size of a dozen Manhattans, is a domain of pleasures limited only by the imagination. But now a... more...