Schismatrix plus

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Ace Books, 1982 - Fiction - 319 pages
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In the last decade Bruce Sterling has emerged a pioneer of crucial, cutting-edge science fiction, his work lauded by critics and contemporaries alike. Now for the first time in one volume comes every word Bruce Sterling has ever written on the world of the Schismatrix - where the Shaper revolutionaries struggle against the aristocratic Mechanists for ultimate control of mankind's destiny. Experience the classic full-length novel, Schismatrix, plus thousands of words of mindbending short fiction from a storytelling master in overdrive.

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Re-readability high. - Goodreads
Not great writing, but some great ideas and stories. - Goodreads
Sterling's prose style is also very enjoyable. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Marshall Brett - Goodreads

Pretty entertaining. A bit fragmented for my taste though. The story follows the main character over a long period of time and each chronological jump introduces many new characters and plot lines ... Read full review

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User Review  - Michael Burnam-fink - Goodreads

This is it. This is my very favorite book, one of the immortal classics of 20th century science fiction, and a work that is as live and thrilling as the first time I read it. Sterling captures the ... Read full review

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About the author (1982)

Bruce Sterling is the author of the nonfiction books Tomorrow Now and The Hacker Crackdown, as well as the novels Distraction, Holy Fire, Heavy Weather, and Islands in the Net. With William Gibson he co-authored the acclaimed novel The Difference Engine. He lives with his wife and two daughters in Austin, Texas.

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