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User Review  - ohernaes - LibraryThing

Largely entertaining, but I completely lost the thread among all the subplots. The most interesting theme for me was how artificial intelligence could help to educate kids by giving them appropriate challenges and lessons. Read full review

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User Review  - ub1707 - LibraryThing

I read this as a teen and can't remember much other that it was "okay" and "not like Snowcrash." Reminding myself by reading other reviews I think I keep that opinion that it was a decent read, but nothing special. Read full review

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Prefer _Cryptonomicon_ and _Snow Crash_ to this book - mostly because it seemed to lack the focus the other two books had. Also, the ending was not very satisfying.

Review: The Diamond Age

User Review  - Ryan Cushman - Goodreads

This book confused me.... Stephenson writes very intricate plot based books... characters are in the books but really only in service to the story and world/ideas he has created. The world in this ... Read full review

Review: The Diamond Age

User Review  - Dakota Kemp - Goodreads

Some very interesting ideas here. If nothing else, Stephenson is a technological genius. I had the same problems with The Diamond Age as I did with Snow Crash. Most of the jargon and technical writing ... Read full review

Review: The Diamond Age

User Review  - Heather - Goodreads

I recognize NS's ability as a brilliant writer, but I still do not enjoy his stories. Great piece of literature, just not for me. Read full review

Review: The Diamond Age

User Review  - Dan DalMonte - Goodreads

This is a book about a book. The book is called "The Young Lady's Illustrated Primer," and it is a special book because its content is not fixed but it can fluctuate according to the situation and ... Read full review

Review: The Diamond Age

User Review  - Colleen - Goodreads

You'll have to deal with a lot of made-up techie slang for this dystopian future set in southern China. The story revolves around an interactive book that educates a slum girl into being a significant ... Read full review

Review: The Diamond Age

User Review  - Jc Heinbockel - Goodreads

Expectations probably played a large role in how I ultimately feel about The Diamond Age. I really wanted to like this, and it got a lot better as it went. It look me a while to get into, though, and ... Read full review

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User Review  - Ian.Welke - LibraryThing

Better idea than the execution. Read full review


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