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The Resource The three-body problem, Cixin Liu ; translated by Ken Liu

The three-body problem, Cixin Liu ; translated by Ken Liu

Label
The three-body problem
Title
The three-body problem
Statement of responsibility
Cixin Liu ; translated by Ken Liu
Title variation
3 body problem
Creator
Contributor
Translator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • chi
  • eng
Summary
"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 civilisation 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"--
Member of
Summary
Set against the backdrop of China's Cultural Revolution, a secret military project's signal is received by an alien civilization on the brink of destruction, which 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
Theme
Storyline
Pace
Writing style
Character
Award
Hugo Award for Best Novel, 2015.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10361163
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Liu, Cixin
Dewey number
813
Index
no index present
Language note
Translated from the Chinese
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1976-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Liu, Ken
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Three-body trilogy
Series volume
1
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Chinese fiction
  • Imaginary wars and battles
  • Human-alien encounters
  • China
Target audience
adult
Label
The three-body problem, Cixin Liu ; translated by Ken Liu
Link
http://www.netread.com/jcusers2/bk1388/067/9780765377067/image/lgcover.9780765377067.jpg
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"A Tom Doherty Associates book."
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000053783242
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First U. S. edition.
Extent
399 pages
Isbn
9780765377067
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2014033729
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)868276526
Label
The three-body problem, Cixin Liu ; translated by Ken Liu
Link
http://www.netread.com/jcusers2/bk1388/067/9780765377067/image/lgcover.9780765377067.jpg
Publication
Note
"A Tom Doherty Associates book."
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000053783242
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First U. S. edition.
Extent
399 pages
Isbn
9780765377067
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2014033729
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)868276526

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