'Kim Stanley Robinson is one of science fiction's greats . . . fans of the Mars books will delight in this novel; new readers will be astonished by the depth, breadth and power of Robinson's invention' - SUNDAY TIMES'Polymathic, visionary brilliance' - FINANCIAL TIMESWinner of the 2013 Nebula Award for Best NovelThe year is 2312.
Scientific advances have opened gateways to an extraordinary future.
Earth is no longer our only home; new habitats have been created throughout the solar system, on moons, planets and in between.
But in 2312, a sequence of events will force humanity to confront our past, present and future.
The first event takes place on Mercury, in the city of Terminator, itself a miracle of engineering on an unprecedented scale.
For Swan Er Hong, it will change her life. Once a designer of worlds, now Swan will be led into a plot to destroy them. 2312 is a bold vision of humanity's future and a compelling portrait of those individuals who will shape its events. Novels by Kim Stanley Robinson:IcehengeThe Memory of WhitenessA Short, Sharp ShockAntarcticaThe Years of Rice and SaltGalileo's Dream2312ShamanAuroraNew York 2140Red Moon