"Remarkable, revelatory and not to be missed." --"Kirkus Reviews, starred review" Remarkable, revelatory and not to be missed. "Kirkus Reviews, starred review"" "Wildly imaginative, really interesting." --President Barack Obama on The Three-Body Problem trilogy "Utterly, utterly brilliant. The Three-Body trilogy is nothing short of a masterpiece." --Lavie Tidhar, World Fantasy Award winning author of Osama "A breakthrough book . . ., a unique blend of scientific and philosophical speculation, politics and history, conspiracy theory and cosmology." --George R. R. Martin The Three-Body Problem deserves all of its plaudits. It's an exceptional novel, and Ken Liu's translation is both smooth and unintrusive. --Mike Resnick Liu Cixin brings to the reader a deep and insightful vision of China past and future. First-rate work by a powerful new voice. --Ben Bova A tour-de-force walk through Chinese and world history. The Three-Body Problem merges virtual realities, alien invasions and exciting science, and manages to make them all fresh. --Aliette de Bodard, Nebula Award-winning author of "Immersion" The Three Body Problem is an ambitious saga of high-concept scientific speculation set in an engrossing and uniquely Chinese milieu. Liu Cixin's fascinating novel deserves a wide audience in the West. --Eric Choi, Aurora Award-winning co-editor of The Dragon and the Stars The Three-Body Problem is a first for North American readers: a science fiction novel that gets into the hearts and minds of people in the most tumultuous period of Communist China's history. Liu Cixin gives us a rare view of the Bamboo Curtain of the 1960's and combines it with a mysterious conspiracy in present-day Earth. The result is a story where each answer creates more questions. --Derwin Mak, co-editor of The Dragon and the Stars and author of The Moon Under Her Feet and The Shrine of the Siren Stone -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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"Wildly imaginative, really interesting." —President Barack Obama on The Three-Body Problem trilogy
The Three-Body Problem is the first chance for English-speaking readers to experience the Hugo Award-winning phenomenon from China's most beloved science fiction author, Liu Cixin.
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.
The Remembrance of Earth's Past Trilogy
The Three-Body Problem
The Dark Forest
Ball Lightning (forthcoming)
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