The Difference Engine

The Difference Engine

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The fierce summer heat and pollution have driven the ruling class out of London and the resulting anarchy allows technology-hating Luddites to challenge the intellectual elite. A set of perforated punch cards comes into the hands of the daughter of an executed Luddite leader, who sets out to keep them safe and discover what secrets they contain.
Publisher: Grand Haven, MI : Brilliance Audio
Copyright Date: ℗2010
ISBN: 9780307801272
Branch Call Number: eBOOK OVERDRI
Characteristics: text file
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SnoIsleLib_MicheleB May 01, 2017

1855 London is a shadowy world of politics, spies and revolutionaries - all in a Steam Punk cops-and-robbers story.


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sat7
Dec 19, 2016

Outstanding work. very good pace enjoyable but intricate read. The authors spent seven years on this and it shows. Great twist in the construction of this novel. Good read

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beardedcanuck
Sep 05, 2013

Can be hard in places to get into the story, but overall a good read.

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anne54
Jul 17, 2012

Great read! alternative history - the difference engine is a stream driven computer designed by Charles Babbage

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Gemininja
Dec 30, 2011

When you want your Victorian steampunk infused anachronistic with the precursors to cyberware, by two of the preeminent minds of Science Fiction.

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Adzebill
Jun 22, 2011

Founding document of the Steampunk movement, which has produced nothing comparable since. Paleontologist hero and a Burgess Shale cameo.

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mattkirkey
Mar 09, 2011

Really difficult book to get into. Couldn't get very far.

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SqueeGirl Sep 26, 2009

What if Byron caused the Information Age to begin a century early?

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