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The three-body problem / Cixin Liu ; translated by Ken Liu.

The three-body problem / Cixin Liu ; translated by Ken Liu.
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Shelf Location Collection Volume Ref. Branch Status Due Date Res.
Adult Fiction   Double Bay . On Loan . 29 Jun 2021
Adult Fiction   Paddington . Available .  
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ISBN 9781784971564 (paperback)
Author Liu, Cixin author.
Title The three-body problem / Cixin Liu ; translated by Ken Liu.
Publisher/Date London : Head of Zeus, 2015.
Pagination etc. 399 pages ; 23 cm.
Series Three-body trilogy 1.
Summary Note 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 multple-award-winning phenemonenon 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.
Language note Translated from the Chinese.
Subject Chinese fiction -- Translations into English
Human-alien encounters -- Fiction
China -- History -- Cultural Revolution, 1966-1976 -- Fiction
Science fiction.
Added Author Liu, Ken, 1976- translator.
Shelf Location F LIU
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