Icehenge

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Voyager, May 28, 1997 - 262 pages
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It stands at Pluto’s north pole - a mesmerising icehenge. Slabs of ice frozen harder than stone, towering two hundred feet above the crater pocked surface. The central slab bears an inscription in Sanskrit. A message from an alien race? Or the mark of a human powered voyage that might have passed this way? There were vague rumours of such a ship, forgotten decades ago. But could the crew have survived? Did the ship exist at all?

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Three connected stories spread over 400 years as humans explore the solar system from the Martian settlements and discover a Stonehenge-like monument on Pluto. Humans who can afford the treatments ... Read full review

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The best of the Mars books, Icehenge is a surprisingly philosophical look at the nature of memory and the meaning of history. Read full review

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About the author (1997)

Writer Kim Stanley Robinson was born in Orange County, California in 1952. He earned a B. A. and Ph. D. at the University of California at San Diego and an M. A. at Boston University. His first trilogy of books, concerning a post-nuclear holocaust: Orange County, collectively won a Nebula Award and two Hugos, but he may be better known for his Mars trilogy, which chronicles the colonization of Mars and spans hundreds of years. He has won an Asimov Award, a World Fantasy Award, a Locus Reader's Poll Award, and a John W. Campbell Award. His title 2312 (Firsttion) made The New York Times Best Seller list for 2012.

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