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Cryptonomicon

Neal Stephenson

Cryptonomicon

by Neal Stephenson

  • 5 Want to read
  • 14 Currently reading

Published by Perennial in New York .
Written in

    Subjects:
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Cryptography -- Fiction,
  • Data encryption (Computer science) -- Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    StatementNeal Stephenson.
    GenreFiction.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination918 p. ;
    Number of Pages918
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14437271M
    ISBN 100380788624
    OCLC/WorldCa44428981

    Cryptonomicon () is a novel by Neal Stephenson, which follows the exploits of two groups of people in two different time periods, presented in alternating chapters.   A breathtaking tour de force, and Neal Stephenson's Cryptonomicon is profound and prophetic, hypnotic and hyper-driven, as it leaps forward and back between World War II and the World Wide Web, hinting all the while at a dark day-after-tomorrow. It Author: Neal Stephenson.

    The personal website of author Neal Stephenson, unless it's been hacked. A yea-saying comic book for the next millennium, ''Cryptonomicon'' is as fascinating, and as frustrating, as a string of partly decrypted code. Behind the pixilated swagger of Stephenson's prose, you catch frequent glimpses of the genuinely first-rate novel this might have been.

    "Cryptonomicon" is a science-fiction book in the purest sense -- it searches for a definition of man and his status in the universe that will stand up to current ideas about science and technology. The word “Cryptonomicon,” from the book’s title, is a collection of code-breaking techniques that Lawrence inherits and develops throughout the story. Team Randy Waterhouse: Randy is Lawrence’s direct descendent in the present day (s). He and a group of college buddies, who played Dungeons and Dragons during their school years, have.


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