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THE RISE AND FALL OF DODO libro de 265 paginas, escrito en español que trata sobre Literatura, escritas por el escritor NEAL STEPHENSON , 2017 financiado por la editoral HARPERCOLLINS PUB.

  • Paginas 265
  • ISBN 9780008132576
  • Autor NEAL STEPHENSON , 2017
  • Categoria Literatura
  • Editorial HARPERCOLLINS PUB.

Sinopsis del libro THE RISE AND FALL OF DODO en castellano

You think you know how the world works?

Think about it again.

From bestselling author Neal Stephenson and acclaimed historical and contemporary commercial novelist Nicole Galland comes a captivating and complex near-future thriller that questions the very foundations of the modern world.

1851 England The Grand Exhibition opens at the Crystal Palace in London, celebrating the rise of technology and commerce.

With it, the power of magic - in decline since the beginning of the industrial revolution - is completely extinguished.

The existence of magic begins its gradual transformation into myth.

The magical America of the 21st century has disappeared from the minds of humanity, until a meeting between Melisande Stokes, a Harvard linguistics expert, and Tristan Lyons, a mysterious government agent, leads to the discovery of a distant past.

After translating a series of ancient texts, Melisande and Tristan discover the connection between science, magic and time travel, so the Department of Diachronic Operations - D.O.O.D.O. - is born hastily with the mission of developing a device that will take its agents back to the past, where they can stop the disappearance of magic and alter the course of history.

Written with the genius, complexity and innovation that characterize all of Neal Stephenson's work and soaked in the warmth and realistic humour of Nicole Galland's narrative style, this exciting and vividly performed science fiction work will make you believe in the impossible and take you to places - and times - beyond imagination.

Biografia de NEAL STEPHENSON , 2017

El escritor de ciencia ficción Neal Stephenson (EE.UU., 1959) alcanzó popularidad con Snow Crash y consolidó su prestigio con éxitos indiscutibles como Kryptonomicon, la brillante trilogía del Ciclo Barroco, The Age of Diamond, Interface y The Web.

Su trabajo ha ganado los premios Hugo, Locus y Clarke.

Stephenson crea un nuevo mundo mezclando elementos de la mejor ópera espacial con matemáticas, física y filosofía.

Un anatema de grandes novelas como Dune, El nombre de la rosa o la obra de teatro Copenhagen.

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