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Synopsis: En un futuro Shanghai, un acaudalado neovictoriano manda fabricar un manual informatizado para la educacion de su nieta, Elizabeth. Se trata de un ingenio interactivo que se adapta automaticamente a las necesidades del lector. El ingeniero que lo fabrica, Hackworth, decide sacar una copia pirata de ese prodigio de la nanotecnologia para la educacion de su hija, Fiona. Recurre entonces al Dr. X, un hacker chino con otras ideas respecto al empleo del manual. Poco despues, Hackworth es atacado por unos ""tetes"" desaparrados y el manual original acabara educando a Nell, una nina china pobre. Una fabula casi subversiva acerca de la educacion de una nina y una obra -finalista del premio Nebula 1996, y ganadora de los premios Hugo y Locus 1996- que trasciende la exitosa corriente ciberpunk del genero.

From the Back Cover: The protagonist in the story is Nell, who illicitly receives a copy of an interactive book originally intended for an aristocrat's child in the Neo-Victorian phyle. The story follows Nell as she uses the Primer, and to a lesser degree, two other girls who receive similar books, named Elizabeth and Fiona. The Primer is intended to make sure its reader leads an interesting life as defined by Lord Alexander Chung-Sik Finkle-McGraw and grows up to be an effective member of society. The Primer also reacts to its owners'

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