New York 2140
Kim Stanley Robinson
NOMINATED FOR THE HUGO AWARD FOR BEST NOVEL 2018
‘A towering novel’ – Guardian
‘Relevant and essential’ – Bloomberg Businessweek
As the sea level rose, every street became a canal, every skyscraper an island. For the residents of one apartment building in Madison Square, however, New York in the year 2140 is far from a drowned city.
New York Times bestselling author Kim Stanley Robinson delivers a bold and brilliant vision of New York in the next century.
‘New York may be underwater but it’s better than ever’ – New Yorker
‘Massively enjoyable’ – Washington Post
‘Gripping . . . so hard to put down’ – Business Insider
‘A document of hope as much as dread’ – Los Angeles Review of Books
Novels by Kim Stanley Robinson:
The Memory of Whiteness
A Short, Sharp Shock
The Years of Rice and Salt
New York 2140
Utterly immersive and unexpectedly hopeful -- RT BOOK REVIEWS One of the most exciting books in climate change fiction yet written... Both immensely readable and timely -- LITHUB There have been more than a few environmental catastrophe tales set in a future New York, but possibly none of them have been this interesting -- LOCUS This may well be Robinson's masterpiece and is surely the most important piece of sf in years -- MORNING STAR Only sci-fi can drown Manhattan and make you want to live there -- BLOOMBERG BUSINESS WEEK Starkly beautiful and fundamentally optimistic -- THE CONVERSATION Like all great sci-fi, New York 2140 is as much inward-looking as it is forward- . . . Robinson's work has a strong, intelligent social conscience -- GQ It's near impossible to capture the vibrance of the entire city in the span of one single novel, yet Kim Stanley Robinson manages to do just that and more -- NEWSWEEK Even at 600-plus pages, there's a leanness to the prose that keeps the plot moving forwards . . . Robinson handles setpieces with aplomb -- SFX Robinson's writing is so evocative that you can imagine that any one of his paragraphs could feature in the film of the book . . . a thoughtful, innovative page turner -- STARBURST Robinson seamlessly binds together characters and narrative strands . . . An immensely enjoyable reading experience * SciFiNow * Robinson is one of the world's finest working novelists, in any genre. New York 2140 is a towering novel about a genuinely grave threat to civilisation -- GUARDIAN
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