Green Mars : Mars Trilogy

  • by Kim Stanley Robinson
  • Narrated by Richard Ferrone
  • Series: Mars Trilogy
  • 27 hrs and 11 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

In Red Mars, Kim Stanley Robinson imagined a near future in which humankind established the first colonies on Mars and began to make the planet inhabitable for humans. In this stunning sequel to that Nebula Award-winning novel, Robinson takes the colonization of Mars to a new generation, with a new set of problems and concerns.
The initial Martian pioneers had fierce disagreements about how the planet should be used by humans. This led to a war that threatened the lives of billions of people on both Mars and Earth. Now, the second generation of settlers continues the struggle to survive the hostile yet strangely beautiful environment of the red planet. Their decisions and actions will ultimately determine whether Mars will simply be a sanctuary for scientists, a source of raw materials for Earth, or something much more. Richard Ferrone's robust narration of this thrilling, timeless tale captures the fascinating diversity of Robinson's compelling characters, taking listeners to the farthest frontier of humanity's struggle to survive.

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What the Critics Say



Hugo Award, Best Novel, 1994
"This may well be Robinson's best book and possibly the best of the many and various our-future-on-Mars novels to date." (Booklist)
"Yet another masterpiece....I can't imagine anybody else staking out any portion of this immemorial dreamscape with the same elegant detail and thoroughness; it's Kim Stanley Robinson's now and for a long time to come." (Science Fiction Age)

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Most Helpful

Long but pretty good

I herd the first one and liked it thay are a little long but I liked then both well enough to buy the third one in the set so all -n- all I enjoyed both of the first 2
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- Steven

Ghastly

Couldn't listen for more than 15 minutes. The narrator annoyed me so much I had to quit.
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- P. H. Daniel "pax"

Book Details

  • Release Date: 03-31-2008
  • Publisher: Recorded Books