Red Mars by Kim Stanley Robinson
Those who espouse scrupulous realism as the ultimate goal of the novel rarely give much thought to science fiction. Sci-fi, after all, represents the antithesis of realism.
Or does it? A handful of science fiction authors have advocated a so-called "hard" approach, one in which fanciful and extravagant notions are pruned away, leaving behind plausible fu…
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