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Winner of the 2013 Nebula Award for Best Novel
A thrilling new space opera series from the bestselling and multiple award-winning author Kim Stanley Robinson.
The year is 2312. Scientific advances have opened gateways to an extraordinary future. Earth is no longer our only home; new habitats have been created throughout the solar system, on moons, planets and in between. But in 2312, a sequence of events will force humanity to confront our past, present and future.
The first event takes place on Mercury, in the city of Terminator, itself a miracle of engineering on an unprecedented scale. For Swan Er Hong, it will change her life. Once a designer of worlds, now Swan will be led into a plot to destroy them.
2312 is a bold vision of humanity's future and a compelling portrait of those individuals who will shape its events.
About the Author
Kim Stanley Robinson is a winner of the Hugo, Nebula and Locus awards. He is the author of over twenty previous books, including the bestselling Mars trilogy and the highly acclaimed FORTY SIGNS OF RAIN. He lives in Davis, California.
Robinson blends mystery and suspense with lyrical evocation of a complex future - SUNDAY TELEGRAPH
Polymathic, visionary brilliance - FINANCIAL TIMESA capacious and marvellous future-history - GUARDIANKim Stanley Robinson is one of science fiction's greats . . . fans of the Mars books will delight in this novel; new readers will be astonished by the depth, breadth and power of Robinson's invention - SUNDAY TIMESA challenging, compelling masterpiece of science fiction - PUBLISHERS WEEKLY - starred review
Very impressive tome, loaded with solid constructive awareness of the human condition. The insight and common lessons embodied in the work of Kim Stanley Robinson is outstanding in the genre. A page turner for the serious reader.
CONFUSING BUT BRILLIANT
I BOUGHT THIS BOOK AT AN AIRPORT FOR SOMETHING TO READ ON THE WAY BACK I WAS NOT ONLY CONFUSED BUT MESMERISED, RECOMMENDED ONLY IF YOU CAN FOLLOW CONFUSING STORYLINES
ISBN: 9781841499987 ISBN-10: 1841499986 Audience:
Number Of Pages: 592 Published: 25th June 2013 Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group Country of Publication: GB Dimensions (cm): 19.7 x 12.8
Weight (kg): 0.4
Edition Number: 1
About the Author
Kim Stanley Robinson (born March 23, 1952) is an American novelist, widely recognized as one of the foremost living writers of science fiction. Robinson began publishing novels in 1984. His work has been described as "humanist science fiction" and "literary science fiction". Robinson himself has been a proud defender and advocate of science fiction as a genre, which he regards as one of the most powerful of all literary forms.