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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One copy is stolen by Nell’s brother. My library Help Advanced Book Search. Init won both the Hugo and Locus Awards, [1] and was shortlisted for the Nebula and other awards.

Phyles are groups of people often distinguished by shared valuessimilar ethnic heritage, a common religion, or other cultural similarities. It is also hinted that property rights are so expansive that the Protocol recognizes children as the economic assets of their parents. Internally, the New Atlantis phyle is a corporate oligarchy whose “equity lords” rule the organization and its bylaws under allegiance to the vestigial British monarchy.

The phyles coexist much like historical nation-states under a system of justice and mutual stepenson, known as the Common Economic Protocol CEP.

In that book, the Wizard puts on a grand appearance but is later revealed to be merely a man hiding behind a curtain. Later Miranda’s storyline is taken over by Miranda’s associate Carl Hollywood after Miranda disappears. Statements consisting only of original research should be removed. The Primer is designed to react to its owner’s environment and teach them what they need to know to survive and develop.

Archived from the original on Stephenson attempts to establish The Diamond Age as a “postcyberpunk” book by killing this character early on, while sstephenson the influence of the cyberpunk genre.


Diamond Age also includes fully narrated educational tales from the Primer that map Nell’s individual experience e. Neal Stephenson has won several awards: Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone.

He is a career criminal though not a particularly skilled or high-ranking one with various surgically implanted devices to aid him in his ‘work’.

La Era Del Diamante

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Clarke The Dispossessed by Ursula K. 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 idea of nanotechnology propagating and communicating through sexual intercourse, passing from body to body like a virus.

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.

Retrieved June 26, The book distinguishes three Great Phyles: 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.

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Interface The Cobweb The protagonist in the 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 Rivernorthwest of Shanghai.

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by J. 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. The primer is actually a super computer built with nanotechnology that vel designed to educate Lord Finkle-McGraw’s daughter and to Stephenson also writes under the pseudonym Stephen Bury.


Way Station by Clifford D. Other phyles are less defined — some intentionally, as with the CryptNet group or the mysterious hive-mind Drummers.

La Era del Diamante

The hierarchic nature of the Feed and an alternative, anarchic developing technology, known as the Seed, mirror the cultural conflict between East and West that is stephennson in the book. Ediciones B- Fiction – pages.

Wikiquote has quotations related to: 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 novel deals with themes of education, social class, ethnicityand the nature of artificial intelligence.

Account Options Sign in. Most phyles depicted in the novel have a global scope of sovereignty, and maintain segregated enclaves in or near many cities throughout the world.

The Sword in the Stone by T. The CEP is concerned particularly with upholding rights to personal propertybeing shown to provide particularly harsh punishment for harming the economic capability of another person.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Over the course of the story, the Common Economic Protocol sponsors the investigation of clandestine Seed technologies in order to preserve the efa order from subversion, using the justification that unrestricted access to Sources would lead to the proliferation of high tech weapons and result in anarchy. No eBook available Amazon.