The waters rose, submerging New York City.
But the residents adapted and it remained the bustling, vibrant metropolis it had always been. Though changed forever.
Every street became a canal. Every skyscraper an island.
Through the eyes of the varied inhabitants of one building Kim Stanley Robinson shows us how one of our great cities will change with the rising tides.
And how we too will change.
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.
Aurora is a magnificent piece of writing, certainly Robinson's best novel since his mighty Mars trilogy, perhaps his best everPolymathic, visionary brillianceRobinson blends mystery and suspense with lyrical evocation of a complex futureKim Stanley Robinson is one of science fiction's greats . . . readers will be astonished by the depth, breadth and power of Robinson's inventionIt's a big, engaging read, and ultimately optimistic. - Northern Star, Queensland Times, Daily Mercury, Fraser Coast Chronicles, Gladstone Observer, Toowoomba Chronicle, Morning Bulletin, News MailClassified as science fiction, this visually story set in the near future is entirely believable which makes it all the more compelling, and with hacking, kidnapping, sabotage, treasure and drama both in the air and on the water, it's an epic fantasy that could be our reality. - Townsville Bulletin, Weekend PostIf you want to know what New York may well look like in 100 years, Robinson's latest novel, New York 2140, is the book to turn to. It's a work of far-ranging intellectual interest; it's a masterly book not just about climate change but economics and geography too. - Canberra Times, The Saturday Age, Sydney Morning Herald,2140's vision is so convincing as a cautionary tale and promise of hope, one can only feel galvanised to prevent the worst and fight for the best - New Scient
Number Of Pages: 480
Published: 28th March 2017
Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.4 x 15.4 x 4.5
Weight (kg): 0.8
Edition Number: 1