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2312 - Kim Stanley Robinson
2312
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The year is 2312. Scientific and technological advances have opened gateways to an extraordinary future. Earth is no longer humanity's only home; new habitats have been created throughout the solar system on moons, planets, and in between. But in this year, 2312, a sequence of events will force... show more
The year is 2312. Scientific and technological advances have opened gateways to an extraordinary future. Earth is no longer humanity's only home; new habitats have been created throughout the solar system on moons, planets, and in between. But in this year, 2312, a sequence of events will force humanity to confront its past, its present, and its future.The first event takes place on Mercury, on the city of Terminator, itself a miracle of engineering on an unprecedented scale. It is an unexpected death, but one that might have been foreseen. For Swan Er Hong, it is an event that will change her life. Swan was once a woman who designed worlds. Now she will be led into a plot to destroy them.
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780316098120 (0316098124)
Publisher: Orbit
Pages no: 561
Edition language: English
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Sci-Fi & Scary
Sci-Fi & Scary rated it
4.0 2312
There were many things I loved about 2312. It was filled with imagination and a foretelling of life from the most basic level to the grandest. It had the potential to sweep the reader up and carry them off into a world that was richly detailed in all the right places, and yet left the perfect amount...
Sci-Fi & Scary
Sci-Fi & Scary rated it
4.0 2312
There were many things I loved about 2312. It was filled with imagination and a foretelling of life from the most basic level to the grandest. It had the potential to sweep the reader up and carry them off into a world that was richly detailed in all the right places, and yet left the perfect amount...
Article 94
Article 94 rated it
3.0 2312
You can safely ignore any of the "lists" or "extracts" chapters.
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3.0 Quick reaction/thoughts on 2312
As great as the world building is, and as much as it, maybe inadvertently, seems to continue from the Mars trilogy, the story is flat and Swan is unlikable. Unlike Mars, which worked as a future history, this seemed to be more of a mystery, a mystery that kept getting sidetracked and one that the ma...
Kaethe
Kaethe rated it
3.0 2312 - Kim Stanley Robinson
Perhaps I didn't like this more because the time spent drifting about the solar system slowed down the momentum. It is an espionage thriller in form, although too digressive to be thrilling. It's a future in which people live much longer, and most of the human settlements are beyond scarcity. Earth,...
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