Cryptonomicon

by Neal Stephenson

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From the author of the major cyberpunk opus SNOW CRASH, a massive tales of conspiracies that span the ages and the globe as wheels within wheels of clandestine espionage and secret history unfurl. Wide screen baroque at its best and what Pynchon would write if he were a science fiction author.

Maxim Jakubowski

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Neal Stephenson hacks into the secret histories of nations and the private obsessions of men, decrypting with dazzling virtuosity the forces that have shaped the past century. Weaving together the cracking of the Axis codes during WWII and the quest to establish a free South East Asian 'data haven' for digital information in the present, Cryptonomicon explores themes of power, information, secrecy and war in the twentieth century in a gripping and page-turning thriller.

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ISBN: 9780099410676
Publication date: 27/04/2000
Publisher: Arrow Books Ltd
Format: Paperback

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ISBN: 9780099410676
Publication date: 27th April 2000
Author: Neal Stephenson
Publisher: Arrow Books Ltd
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 928 pages
Genres: eBook Favourites, Science Fiction,
Categories: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945), Science fiction,

About Neal Stephenson

Neal Stephenson is the author of eight novels, including the cult successes Snowcrash and Cryptonomicon. He has been shortlisted for the Arthur C. Clarke Award six times, winning with Quicksilver. Four of his last five novels have been number one New York Times bestsellers. He lives in Seattle. Maxim Jakubowski's view on CRYPTONOMICON...From the author of the major cyberpunk opus SNOW CRASH, a massive tales of conspiracies that span the ages and the globe as wheels within wheels of clandestine espionage and secret history unfurl. Wide screen baroque at its best and what Pynchon would write if he were ...

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