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Cover Type: Softcover
Book Condition: As New
Jacket Condition: None Issued
Publisher: Orbit
Publisher Place: Uk
Publisher Year: 2018
Edition: First Edition

Description: 446 pages. Book appears to have hardly been read and is in As new condition throughout.

Publishers Description: The new novel from visionary SF writer Kim Stanley Robinson tells the compelling story of the first colony on the moon IT IS THIRTY YEARS FROM NOW, AND WE HAVE COLONIZED THE MOON. American Fred Fredericks is making his first trip, his purpose to install a communications system for Chinas Lunar Science Foundation. But hours after his arrival he witnesses a murder and is forced into hiding. It is also the first visit for celebrity travel reporter Ta Shu. He has contacts and influence, but he too will find that the moon can be a perilous place for any traveler. Finally, there is Chan Qi. She is the daughter of the Minister of Finance, and without doubt a person of interest to those in power. She is on the moon for reasons of her own, but when she attempts to return to China, in secret, the events that unfold will change everything - on the moon, and on Earth. Red Moon is a magnificent novel of space exploration and political revolution from New York Times bestselling author Kim Stanley Robinson. Industry Reviews A masterpiece * The Times *A deeply realised world that feels more like a peep into our future than a work of fiction * New Scientist *Any new novel by the great Kim Stanley Robinson is always an event and Red Moon doesnt disappoint * Independent *A wise and big-hearted novel to read and then, straight away, read again * SFX *Another stellar effort from one of the masters of the genre * Booklist *The lunar landscape is a source of beautifully described detail * Kirkus *A compelling vision of the future * Science *One of the finest writers of his generation * Locus *Beautiful descriptions of lunar landscapes * Guardian *Sci-fi fans will love the detail and the optimism about humanitys future in space * Wall Street Journal *

ISBN: 9780356508801


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