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2312 is a thrilling space opera and winner of the Nebula Award for Best Novel, from the bestselling author Kim Stanley Robinson

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2312 by Kim Stanley Robinson

'Kim 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 TIMES

'Polymathic, visionary brilliance' - FINANCIAL TIMES

Winner of the 2013 Nebula Award for Best Novel

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.

Novels by Kim Stanley Robinson:

The Memory of Whiteness
A Short, Sharp Shock
The Years of Rice and Salt
Galileo's Dream
New York 2140
Red Moon

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This is a grand tour of an intensely imagined interplanetary future of modified human beings, terraformed planets, experiments in economics and sociology and hundreds of other delights. All of it is in Robinson's eloquent, enthusiastic and inimitable prose -- MORNING STAR UK
A feast for the imagination and intellect - shockingly clever -- SUN UK
In his vibrant, often moving new novel, "2312," Robinson's extrapolation is hard-wired to a truly affecting personal love story. [...] Perhaps Robinson's finest novel, "2312" is a treasured gift to fans of passionate storytelling; readers will be with Swan and Wahram in the tunnel long after reaching the last page. -- LA TIMES
Robinson blends mystery and suspense with lyrical evocation of a complex future * SUNDAY TELEGRAPH *
Polymathic, visionary brilliance * FINANCIAL TIMES *
A capacious and marvellous future-history * GUARDIAN *
Kim 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 TIMES *
A challenging, compelling masterpiece of science fiction * PUBLISHERS WEEKLY - starred review *

About Kim Stanley Robinson

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.

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2312 by Kim Stanley Robinson
Kim Stanley Robinson
Used - Very Good
Little, Brown Book Group
Short-listed for Hugo Award 2013 (UK) Short-listed for Nebula Science Fiction and Fantasy Awards 2013 (UK) Short-listed for Arthur C Clarke Awards 2013 (UK) Short-listed for BSFA Award 2013 (UK) Short-listed for The John W Campbell Memorial Award 2013 (UK)
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