By Kim Stanley Robinson
Winner of the Hugo Award for most sensible Novel • quickly to be a chain on Spike TV
Kim Stanley Robinson’s vintage trilogy depicting the colonization of Mars maintains in an exhilarating and undying novel that pits the settlers opposed to their maximum foes: themselves.
approximately a iteration has handed because the first pioneers landed on Mars, and its transformation to an Earthlike planet is below manner. yet no longer all people desires to see the method via. The equipment are antagonistic via those people who are decided to maintain their domestic planet’s antagonistic, barren good looks. Led by means of the 1st new release of youngsters born on Mars, those rebels are quickly joined via a handful of the unique settlers. in contrast cosmic backdrop, passions, partnerships, and rivalries explode in a narrative as remarkable because the planet itself.
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“One of the foremost sagas of the [latest] iteration in technological know-how fiction.”—Chicago Sun-Times
“Dense as a diamond and as sharp; it makes even such a lot stable novels look light and insignificant via comparison.”—The Washington submit booklet World
“Grand in scope, meticulous in detail.”—The ny occasions booklet Review
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