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Bear creates very believable characters and delves into political and scientific areas very comfortably.
While most books can set themselves up within the first 50 - 100 pages and then really get going this book never took off.
The scope of the book is immense but the characters are so well developed that it all seems plausable somehow.
Grabs you up and you keep reading. Granted, after you put it down, you may have a lot of questions like "hey wait a minute how did they go from this to that and I didn't... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Bea Idness
An enjoyable combination of "hard" SF and a political novel. The quality of writing is above average for this genre and the plot is something more than a convenient... Read morePublished 2 months ago by R. Albin
Couldn't put it down. Greg Bear's Mars is every bit as fascinating as Kim Stanley Robinson'sPublished 5 months ago by Lois Stauffer
Moving Mars is one of my favorite "hard" sci-fi novels.Written from the point of view of a woman growing up on Mars and coming to maturity in an era of enormous political... Read morePublished 6 months ago by Allan F. Kellner
Some exciting and intriguing elements, but overall this novel seemed a bit contrived and like a first or second draft. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Shawn O'laughlin
A very well written and thought provoking book. Must read for hard SF fans.Published 6 months ago by Colin G. Onita
Fascinating premise & well developed characters, but seemed to move somewhat turgidly.Published 6 months ago by Dee Anna S. Willis
The one has the hallmarks of another classic. Fully developed histories and political systems, adaptation of current science to supplement an imaginative and complex ecosystem,... Read morePublished 7 months ago by Bokonen