The Three-Body Problem

The Three-Body Problem

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With the scope of Dune and the commercial action of Independence Day, this near-future trilogy is the first chance for English-speaking readers to experience this multiple-award-winning phenomenon from China's most beloved science fiction author. Set against the backdrop of China's Cultural Revolution, a secret military project sends signals into space to establish contact with aliens. An alien civilization on the brink of destruction captures the signal and plans to invade Earth. Meanwhile, on Earth, different camps start forming, planning to either welcome the superior beings and help them take over a world seen as corrupt, or to fight against the invasion. The result is a science fiction masterpiece of enormous scope and vision.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 336 pages
  • 160 x 232 x 38mm | 719.99g
  • St Martin's Press
  • Tor Books
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 0765377063
  • 9780765377067
  • 33,545

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"Remarkable, revelatory and not to be missed." --"Kirkus Reviews, starred review" Remarkable, revelatory and not to be missed. "Kirkus Reviews, starred review"" -Remarkable, revelatory and not to be missed.- --Kirkus Reviews, starred review "Remarkable, revelatory and not to be missed." --Kirkus Reviews, starred review Remarkable, revelatory and not to be missed. Kirkus Reviews, starred review"
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About Cixin Liu

CIXIN LIU is a prolific and popular science fiction writer in the People's Republic of China. Liu is a winner of the Hugo Award and a multiple winner of the Galaxy Award (the Chinese Hugo) and the Xing Yun Award (the Chinese Nebula). He lives with his family in Yangquan, Shanxi.KEN LIU (translator) translated the Hugo-winning The Three-Body Problem and edited Invisible Planets, the first English-language anthology of Chinese SF from the 21st century. A winner of the Nebula, Hugo, and World Fantasy awards for his own original fiction, he is the author of the Dandelion Dynasty series of silkpunk epic fantasy novels (The Grace of Kings and The Wall of Storms) as well as The Paper Menagerie and Other Stories, a collection.
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2 5% (2,740)
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