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Published by Grafton in London .
Written in English


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Originally published, London: HarperCollins, 1992.

StatementKim Stanley Robinson.
The Physical Object
Pagination501p. ;
Number of Pages501
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17342193M
ISBN 10000224053X

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About Red Mars. 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.   Kim Stanley Robinson's Red Mars Trilogy is one of science fiction's most honored series, with Red Mars winning the distinguished Nebula Award, and both Green Mars and Blue Mars honored with the Hugo. A modern-day classic of the genre, this epic saga deftly portrays the human stories behind Earth's most ambitious project yet: the terraforming of Author: Kim Stanley Robinson. Red Mars Summary. Red Mars opens after humanity has already colonized Mars. Some guy named Frank Chalmers isn't exactly happy with the current state of Martian society and decides he needs to take control of the situation. Wow, this book sure lays the heavy stuff on early. Frank Chalmers sits in the audience thinking John's speech is all. The complete review's Review. Red Mars chronicles the colonialization of Mars, the novel focussed on the first group of a hundred (or so) to set out in for the red planet, and their work there. After a brief section looking ahead, the novel begins with the lengthy voyage out and it's an entertaining ride: the spaceship is large but travelling for months in the confined space is still a.

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