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Kim Stanley Robinson: The Years of Rice and Salt Kim Stanley Robinson: The Years of Rice and Salt

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With ​the incomparable vision and breathtaking detail that brought his now-classic Mars trilogy to vivid life, bestselling author KIM STANLEY ROBINSON boldly imagines an alternate history of the last seven hundred years. In his grandest work yet, the acclaimed storyteller constructs a world vastly different from the one we know….
It is the fourteenth century and one of the most apocalyptic events in human history is set to occur–the coming of the Black Death. History teaches us that a third of Europe’s population was destroyed. But what if? What if the plague killed 99 percent of the population instead? How would the world have changed? This is a look at the history that could have been–a history that stretches across centuries, a history that sees dynasties and nations rise and crumble, a history that spans horrible famine and magnificent innovation. These are the years of rice and salt.
This is a universe where the first ship to reach the New World travels across the… (tovább)

Eredeti megjelenés éve: 2002

Bantam / Dell, New York, 2003
784 oldal · ISBN: 9780553897609
Spectra, New York, 2003
784 oldal · ISBN: 9780553580075

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