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Red Mars; Green Mars & Blue Mars [3 Volumes] by  Kim Stanley Robinson - Hardcover - 1992-1996 - from Aquila Books and Biblio.co.uk

Red Mars; Green Mars & Blue Mars [3 Volumes]

by Robinson, Kim Stanley

Condition: near fine


London: Harper Collins, 1992-1996. Hardcover. near fine. 1st UK Editions. 501,[3];571,[4];616,[3]pp.pp. Three Volumes Octavo. 3 double-paged maps and diagrams in text. Dust jackets not priced clipped. near fine Complete trilogy on the colonization of Mars, with "Red Mars" winning the 1993 Nebula Award and "Blue Mars" winning the 1997 Hugo Award. 1992
Multi-volume Set

Red Mars is the first book in the Mars Trilogy by Kim Stanley Robinson . A joint American-Russian mission sends the first colonial voyage to Mars with 100 colonists with the goal of establishing a permanent settlement. Against the backdrop of powerful transnational corporate interests, an Earth crippled by overpopulation and disaster and earnest debate about the role of human activity in planetary terraforming, the novel intertwines sociological, personal, political and scientific themes. Red Mars won the British Science Fiction Award in 1992 and the Nebula in 1993. An ambitious project by Spike TV to create a television adaptation has been on hold since 2016. Other books in the series are Green Mars and Blue Mars . Read more: Identifying first editions of Red Mars; Green Mars & Blue Mars [3 Volumes]




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