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Summary

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.

©2012 Kim Stanley Robinson (P)2012 Hachette Audio UK

Critic reviews

"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)

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