Antarctica (Google eBook)
From the award-winning author of the Mars Trilogy comes a thrilling new novel....
Kim Stanley Robinson, author of the Hugo and Nebula award-winning Mars trilogy, is one of the most original and visionary writers of fiction today. Now, in his latest novel, he takes us to a harsh, alien landscape covered by a sheet of ice two miles deep. This is no distant planet--it is the last pure wilderness on earth.
A stark and inhospitable place, its landscape poses a challenge to survival; yet its strange, silent beauty has long fascinated scientists and adventurers. Now Antarctica faces an uncertain future. The international treaty that protects the continent is about to dissolve, clearing the way for Antarctica's resources and eerie beauty to be plundered. As politicians and corporations move to determine its fate from half a world away, radical environmentalists carry out a covert campaign of sabotage to reclaim the land. The winner of this critical battle will determine the future for this last great wilderness....
From the Paperback edition.
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Review: AntarcticaUser Review - Barbara ★ - Goodreads
I really wanted to give this more stars but I just can't. Though a huge effort obviously went into researching and writing this novel, over half of the 672 pages is boring as hell and difficult to ... Read full review
Review: AntarcticaUser Review - Bookman8 - Goodreads
While written by a science fiction writer of note, this is an environmental study in fictional form of Antarctica at some point in the future. Some good descriptive writing. The author uses many ... Read full review
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