Red Moon

  • Author Kim Stanley Robinson
  • Narrator Feodor Chin, Joy Osmanski, Maxwell Hamilton
  • Publisher Little, Brown Book Group
  • Run Time 16 hours and 47 minutes
  • Format Audio
  • Genre Science fiction.

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What to expect

‘A masterpiece’ – Times

‘Any new novel by the great Kim Stanley Robinson is always an event and Red Moon doesn’t disappoint’ – Independent

‘Sci-fi fans will love the detail and the optimism about humanity’s future in space’ – Wall Street Journal

IT IS THIRTY YEARS FROM NOW, AND WE HAVE COLONISED THE MOON.

American Fred Fredericks is making his first trip, his purpose to install a communications system for China’s Lunar Science Foundation. But hours after his arrival he witnesses a murder and is forced into hiding.

It is also the first visit for celebrity travel reporter Ta Shu. He has contacts and influence, but he too will find that the moon can be a perilous place for any traveller.

Finally, there is Chan Qi. She is the daughter of the Minister of Finance, and without doubt a person of interest to those in power. She is on the moon for reasons of her own, but when she attempts to return to China in secret, the events that unfold will change everything – on the moon, and on Earth.

Red Moon is a magnificent novel of space exploration and political revolution from New York Times bestselling author Kim Stanley Robinson.

Novels by Kim Stanley Robinson:

Icehenge
The Memory of Whiteness
A Short, Sharp Shock
Antarctica
The Years of Rice and Salt
Galileo’s Dream
2312
Shaman
Aurora
New York 2140
Red Moon

Critics Review

  • A masterpiece

    The Times
  • A deeply realised world that feels more like a peep into our future than a work of fiction

    New Scientist
  • Any new novel by the great Kim Stanley Robinson is always an event and Red Moon doesn’t disappoint

    Independent
  • A wise and big-hearted novel to read and then, straight away, read again

    SFX
  • Another stellar effort from one of the masters of the genre

    Booklist
  • The lunar landscape is a source of beautifully described detail

    Kirkus

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