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The Diamond Age: or, A Young Ladys Illustrated Primer

by Neal Stephenson
The Diamond Age: Or, A Young Ladys Illustrated Primer is a postcyberpunk novel by Neal Stephenson. It is to some extent a science fiction coming-of-age story, focused on a young girl named Nell, and set in a future world in which nanotechnology affects all aspects of life. The novel deals with themes of education, social class, ethnicity, and the nature of artificial inte