Review of The Difference Engine (1990)


William Gibson (writer), Bruce Sterling (writer).

My Kerberos Club 2011–2014 campaign was in part a tribute to this excellent book. The writers do get a little stuck on their darlings though. Streamlining was a foible of Raymond Loewy’s 1930s industrial design, hardly worthy of such treatment.

References here: Introduktion till Kerberos Club 2011–2014, 1862, The Diamond Age (1995), “Seventy-Two Letters” (2000), April and the Extraordinary World (2015).

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