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Red Mars - Kim Stanley Robinson
Red Mars
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Another timeless masterpiece in the Voyager Classics seriesMars – the barren, forbidding planet that epitomises mankind’s dreams of space conquest.From the first pioneers who looked back at Earth and saw a small blue star, to the first colonists – hand-picked scientists with the skills necessary... show more
Another timeless masterpiece in the Voyager Classics seriesMars – the barren, forbidding planet that epitomises mankind’s dreams of space conquest.From the first pioneers who looked back at Earth and saw a small blue star, to the first colonists – hand-picked scientists with the skills necessary to create life from cold desert – Red Mars is the story of a new genesis. It is also the story of how Man must struggle against his own self-destructive mechanisms to achieve his dreams: before he even sets foot on the red planet, factions are forming, tensions are rising and violence is brewing… for civilization can be very uncivilized.
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Format: kindle
ASIN: B00BS06TY2
Pages no: 584
Edition language: English
Series: Mars Trilogy .5 (#1)
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3.0 Red Mars / Kim Stanley Robinson
For eons, sandstorms have swept the desolate landscape. For centuries, Mars has beckoned humans to conquer its hostile climate. Now, in 2026, a group of 100 colonists is about to fulfill that destiny.John Boone, Maya Toitavna, Frank Chalmers & Arkady Bogdanov lead a terraforming mission. For some, M...
NiWa
NiWa rated it
3.0 Die Eroberung beginnt
Es ist so weit. Die Menschheit ist dabei, den Mars für sich zu erobern. Nach den ersten Marsmissionen soll nun eine menschliche Kolonie geschaffen werden. Dazu treten 100 Frauen und Männer die Reise zum roten Planeten an und eine neue Art des menschlichen Seins beginnt.2026 stellen sich 50 Frauen un...
in libris
in libris rated it
Red Mars is no mere romp across the red planet, nor is it a simple story of survival. It's an epic of colonization, chronicling in painstaking detail and moving lyricism the lives of its first colonists as they travel to Mars, study the planet, and lay the foundations for a new world. The scope is...
YouKneeK
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3.0 Review: Red Mars (Mars Trilogy Book 1 of 3)
I had mixed feelings about this book. Although it took me forever to get through it, that had more to do with my schedule than my interest. This is a very descriptive book, and sometimes I get bogged down with descriptive books, but I didn’t have too much trouble with this one because the descriptio...
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3.5 Kim Stanley Robinson's Red Mars
Red Mars is a book that has great strengths and weaknesses. Its srengths are the process of the colonization of Mars itself. The Mars of the book is the real Mars and not a fantasy Mars and the book is steeped in its geology and geography. The time frame of the book is epic spanning several decad...
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