Title: The Difference Engine

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Title: The Difference Engine ISFDB Title Record # 2110
Authors: William Gibson and Bruce Sterling
Year: 1990
Type: NOVEL
Webpages: Wikipedia-EN
Language: English
Note: The first part of the book comes from the short story "The Angel of Goliad".
Synopsis: The computer age arrives a century early with Babbage's perfection of his 'analytical engine. The industrial revolution is accelerated by the development of steam -driven cybernetic 'Engines'. An advanced Great Britain prepares to better the world's lot. An example of the 'steampunk' sub- genre of the cyberpunk movement.
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Place Year and Award Category
Nomination 1990 BSFA Best Novel
8 1991 Locus Best SF Novel
2 1992 Campbell Memorial Best Science Fiction Novel
20 1992 Locus Best SF Novel
Nomination 1992 Aurora Best Long-Form Work in English / Meilleur livre en anglais
Nomination 1992 Nebula Novel
Preliminary Nominees 1992 Hugo Best Novel

Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog# Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
The Difference Engine Sep 1990 William Gibson, Bruce Sterling Gollancz 0-575-04762-3 £13.95 383 hc novel Ian Miller Checkmark
The Difference Engine Apr 1991 William Gibson, Bruce Sterling Bantam Spectra 0-553-07028-2 $19.95 429 hc novel Tony Randazzo Checkmark
The Difference Engine (Boxed) Apr 1991 Bruce Sterling, William Gibson Bantam Spectra 0-553-07346-X $125.00 429 hc novel  
The Difference Engine May 1991 William Gibson, Bruce Sterling Bantam Spectra / BOMC   $17.95 429 hc novel Tony Randazzo  
The Difference Engine Jul 1991 William Gibson, Bruce Sterling VGSF / Gollancz 0-575-05073-X £7.99 383 tp novel Ian Miller Checkmark
Die Differenz-Maschine Jan 1992 William Gibson, Bruce Sterling Heyne (Heyne Science Fiction & Fantasy #4860) 3-453-05380-X DM 16.80 573 pb novel Ian Miller  
The Difference Engine Feb 1992 William Gibson, Bruce Sterling Bantam Spectra (Spectra Special Editions) 0-553-29461-X $5.99 [12]+
429
pb novel Tony Randazzo Checkmark
The Difference Engine Feb 1992 William Gibson, Bruce Sterling Bantam Spectra / QPBC   $9.95 435 tp novel Tony Randazzo  
La macchina della realtà Jun 1992 William Gibson, Bruce Sterling Arnoldo Mondadori Editore (Altri Mondi #33) 88-04-36041-0 29,000 Lit 408 hc novel Cesare Reggiani Checkmark
The Difference Engine Jul 1992 William Gibson, Bruce Sterling VGSF / Gollancz 0-575-05297-X £4.99 383 pb novel Ian Miller Checkmark
De Stoomvlinder 1992 William Gibson, Bruce Sterling Meulenhoff (M=SF #306) 90-290-4164-1   405 tp novel Peter A. Jones , Nico Keulers  
The Difference Engine May 1996 William Gibson, Bruce Sterling Vista 0-575-60029-2 £5.99 383 pb novel Ian Miller Checkmark
La machine à différences Dec 1996 William Gibson, Bruce Sterling Robert Laffont (Ailleurs et demain) 2-221-08249-4 F149.00 446 tp novel Checkmark
The Difference Engine 1997 William Gibson, Bruce Sterling Vista 0-575-60029-2 £5.99 383 pb novel Ian Miller Checkmark
La macchina della realtà Sep 1999 William Gibson, Bruce Sterling Arnoldo Mondadori Editore (Piccola Biblioteca Oscar #208) 88-04-47225-1 16,000 Lit 552 pb novel  
La macchina della realtà Feb 2001 William Gibson, Bruce Sterling Arnoldo Mondadori Editore (Classici Urania #287)   6,900 Lit 444 pb novel Franco Brambilla  
The Difference Engine May 2003 William Gibson, Bruce Sterling Gollancz / Orion 0-575-60029-2 £6.99 383 pb novel  
A gépezet 2005 William Gibson, Bruce Sterling Nagual Publishing (Galaktika Fantasztikus Könyvek) 963-86936-0-6 Ft 2990 443 pb novel Szikszai Gábor , Boros Zoltán Checkmark
ディファレンス・エンジン〈上〉 Sep 2008 William Gibson, Bruce Sterling 早川書房Question mark (ハヤカワ文庫・SFQuestion mark #1677) 978-4-15-011677-4   403 unknown novel  
ディファレンス・エンジン〈下〉 Sep 2008 William Gibson, Bruce Sterling 早川書房Question mark (ハヤカワ文庫・SFQuestion mark #1678) 978-4-15-011678-1   446 unknown novel  
The Difference Engine Nov 2010 William Gibson, Bruce Sterling Brilliance Audio 978-1-4418-9073-3 $34.99   audio CD novel  
The Difference Engine Jan 2011 William Gibson, Bruce Sterling Gollancz (Gollancz SF Masterworks (II)) 978-0-575-09940-1 £7.99 384 tp novel Christopher Gibbs Checkmark
The Difference Engine Jul 2011 William Gibson, Bruce Sterling Spectra / Ballantine Books 978-0-440-42362-1 $16.00 492 tp novel  
The Difference Engine Jul 2011 William Gibson, Bruce Sterling Spectra / Ballantine Books 978-0-345-53258-9 $11.99   ebook novel  
The Difference Engine Jul 2011 William Gibson, Bruce Sterling Spectra / Ballantine Books 978-0-307-80127-2 $11.99   ebook novel  
Die Differenz-Maschine Apr 2012 William Gibson, Bruce Sterling Heyne 978-3-453-52672-3 €9.99 624 pb novel Nele Schütz Checkmark
The Difference Engine May 2014 William Gibson, Bruce Sterling Gollancz / Orion (Gollancz SF Masterworks (II)) 978-1-4732-0805-6 £4.99   ebook novel  
The Difference Engine date unknown Bruce Sterling, William Gibson Bantam Spectra 0-553-29461-X $5.99 429 pb novel Tony Randazzo Checkmark
The Difference Engine date unknown William Gibson, Bruce Sterling Bantam Spectra 0-553-29461-X $5.99 429 pb novel Tony Randazzo Checkmark
The Difference Engine date unknown Bruce Sterling, William Gibson Gollancz (Gollancz SF Masterworks (II)) 978-0-575-09940-1 £7.99 384 tp novel Christopher Gibbs  

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