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The Three-Body Problem

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The Three-Body Problem
Title
The Three-Body Problem
Statement of responsibility
Cixin Liu ; translated by Ken Liu
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Language
eng
Summary
"Wildly imaginative, really interesting." —President Barack Obama on The Three-Body Problem trilogyThe 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 TrilogyThe Three-Body ProblemThe Dark ForestDeath's EndOther BooksBall Lightning (forthcoming)At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied
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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
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Award
Hugo Award for Best Novel, 2015.
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Cataloging source
BT
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  • Liu, Cixin
  • Liu, Ken
Dewey number
895.1352
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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1976-
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Liu, Ken
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Series statement
Remembrance of Earth's past
Series volume
0001
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  • Fiction
  • Science Fiction
Target audience
adult
Label
The Three-Body Problem
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Publication
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4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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Isbn
9781466853447
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optical disk
Label
The Three-Body Problem
Publication
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9781466853447
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Specific material designation
optical disk

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