Blue Mars (Google eBook)

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Random House Publishing Group, May 27, 2003 - Fiction
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The red planet is red no longer, as Mars has become a perfectly inhabitable world. But while Mars flourishes, Earth is  threatened by overpopulation and ecological disaster. Soon people look to Mars as a refuge, initiating a possible interplanetary conflict, as well as political strife between the Reds, who wish to preserve the planet in its desert state, and the Green "terraformers".  The ultimate fate of Earth, as well as the possibility of new explorations into the solar system, stand in the balance.

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Good beginning, crappy middle, decent ending. - Goodreads
There were lots of events but no viable plot.) - Goodreads
It's a perfect finale to a gorgeous chunk of prose. - Goodreads
I was bracing for awesome ending. - Goodreads
Robinson's writing style is nice. - Goodreads
Nice conclusion to the trilogy, especially the ending. - Goodreads

Review: Blue Mars (Mars Trilogy #3)

User Review  - Jill Sergeant - Goodreads

My voyage to the stars is over, sob. I wanted it to go on forever. I think I have become addicted to Kim Stanley Robinson, even though I do get frustrated with his sometimes meandering plots and there ... Read full review

Review: Blue Mars (Mars Trilogy #3)

User Review  - Diego González - Goodreads

Blue Mars goes even further than the second book to explore philosophical and political ideas, putting it in a camp closer to Herbert and Wolfe than Asimov. I especially loved some of the profound ... Read full review


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Kim Stanley Robinson is a winner of the Hugo, Nebula, and Locus Awards. He is the author of eleven previous books, including the bestselling Mars trilogy and the critically acclaimed Fifty Degrees Below, Forty Signs of Rain, The Years of Rice and Salt, and Antarctica–for which he was sent to the Antarctic by the U.S. National Science Foundation as part of their Antarctic Artists and Writers’ Program. He lives in Davis, California

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