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A thrilling new space opera series from the bestselling and multiple award-winning author Kim Stanley Robinson. 2312 is a bold vision of humanity's future and a compelling portrait of those individuals who will shape its events.

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2312 by 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.

Reviews

'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 the Author

Kim Stanley Robinson

Kim Stanley Robinson was born in 1952. After travelling and working around the world, he settled in his beloved California. He is widely regarded as the finest science fiction writer working today, noted as much for the verisimilitude of his characters as the meticulously researched scientific basis of his work. He has won just about every major sf award there is to win and is the author of the massively successful and lavishly praised ‘Mars’ series.

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Book Info

Publication date

25th June 2013

Author

Kim Stanley Robinson

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www.kimstanleyrobinson.net

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Publisher

Orbit an imprint of Little, Brown Book Group

Format

Paperback
592 pages

Categories

Science Fiction
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Space opera

ISBN

9781841499987

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