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Red Mars

Mars Trilogy, Book 1 · Mars Trilogy

by Kim Stanley Robinson

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Winner of the Nebula Award for Best Novel
  • Discover the novel that launched one of science fiction's most beloved, acclaimed, and awarded trilogies: Kim Stanley Robinson's masterly near-future chronicle of interplanetary colonization.

    For centuries, the barren, desolate landscape of the red planet has beckoned to humankind. Now a group of one hundred colonists begins a mission whose ultimate goal is to transform Mars into a more Earthlike planet. They will place giant satellite mirrors in Martian orbit to reflect light to the surface. Black dust sprinkled on the polar caps will capture warmth and melt the ice. And massive tunnels drilled into the mantle will create stupendous vents of hot gases. But despite these ambitious goals, there are some who would fight to the death to prevent Mars from ever being changed.

    Praise for Red Mars

    "A staggering book . . . the best novel on the colonization of Mars that has ever been written."—Arthur C. Clarke

    "Absorbing . . . a scientifically informed imagination of rare ambition at work."The New York Times Book Review

    "Tremendous . . . a high-water mark in novels of Earth emigration."The Washington Post Book World
  • Publication Details

    Publisher:
    Random House Publishing Group
    Imprint:
    Spectra
    Publication Date:
    2003
    Series:
    Mars Trilogy

    Format

    • Kindle Book
    • OverDrive Read
    • Adobe PDF eBook 1.7 MB
    • Adobe EPUB eBook 2.9 MB

    Kim Stanley Robinson (Author)

    Kim Stanley Robinson is a winner of the Hugo, Nebula, and Locus awards. He is the author of more than twenty books, including the bestselling Mars trilogy and the critically acclaimed Forty Signs of Rain, Fifty Degrees Below, Sixty Days and Counti...

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