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
Creator
Contributor
Author
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 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"--
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.
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Awards note
Hugo Award, 2015.
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10361163
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Liu, Cixin
Dewey number
895.13/52
Index
no index present
Language note
Translated from the Chinese
LC call number
PL2947.C59
LC item number
S3613 2014
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1976-
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Liu, Ken
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Remembrance of Earth's Past
Series volume
book 1
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  • Human-alien encounters
  • Imaginary wars and battles
  • Science fiction
  • FICTION
  • Human-alien encounters
  • Imaginary wars and battles
  • Human-alien encounters
  • Imaginary wars and battles
  • FICTION / Science Fiction / General
  • Science fiction
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
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
ocn868276526
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
399 pages
Isbn
9780765377067
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
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
ocn868276526
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
399 pages
Isbn
9780765377067
Lccn
2014033729
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)868276526

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