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Paperback. Pub Date :2009-07-01 Pages: 784 Language: English Publisher: HarperCollins The second novel in Kim Stanley Robinson's massively successful and lavishly praised Mars trilogy. 'The ultimate in future history' Daily Mail Mars can be plundered - for the benefit of a ravaged Earth. It can be terraformed to suit Man's needs - frozen lakes form. lichen grows. the atmosphere slowly becomes breathable. But most importantly. Mars can be owned. On Earth. countries are bought and sold by the transnationals. Why not Mars too Man's dream is underway. but so is his greatest test. The survivors of the First Hundred - Hiroko. Nadia. Maya and Simon among them - know that technology alone is not enough. Trust and co-operation are need to create a new world - but these qualities are as thin on the ground as the air they breathe.
Kim Stanley Robinson has a Knack for writing a book that keeps you reading page after pager, not wanting to put the book down. Read morePublished 14 months ago by Gordon Adams
A tad slow paced, but strongly character driven, I would happily say that the Mars trilogy are the best books I have ever read. Read morePublished on March 13 2013 by Babblefish
This whole series: RED, GREEN and BLUE, fully explore Mars like we wish we could, but can't afford.
Character development is great as are the various scientific aspects... Read more
Let's be clear: this book is long, incredibly in-depth and can be hard work to read. While reading its predecessor, I had to put it down for a while before finishing, and this... Read morePublished on April 5 2004 by "ajdecon"
Green Mars is the best of a great Trilogy. Fast paced and once again depicting vividly imagined Martian vistas this book is the quickest read of Robinson's Trilogy. Read morePublished on Oct. 3 2003 by themarsman
Robinson's Mars Trilogy begins as admirably written hard science fiction, based for the most part on physics and geology. Read morePublished on Sept. 20 2003 by Isabeau
The colonists revolt has been crushed and Earth's metanational corporations now control the planet. The "first hundred" colonists have been forced underground and bide their time... Read morePublished on July 18 2003 by JW
The first book of Kim Stanley Robinson's epic trilogy, RED MARS, wone the 1993 Nebula Award for Best Novel. This sequel, GREEN MARS, won the 1994 Hugo Award. Read morePublished on June 15 2003 by Sesho
"Green Mars" is a very well-written sequel, and it will definitely satisfy anyone who really liked "Red Mars". Read morePublished on May 4 2003 by not4prophet