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The Three-Body Problem - Cixin Liu, Ken Liu
The Three-Body Problem
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With the scope of Dune and the commercial action of Independence Day, Three-Body Problem is the first chance for English-speakingreaders to experience this multple-award-winning phenemonenon fromChina’s most beloved science fiction author, Liu Cixin.Set against the backdrop of China’s Cultural... show more
With the scope of Dune and the commercial action of Independence Day, Three-Body Problem is the first chance for English-speakingreaders to experience this multple-award-winning phenemonenon fromChina’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 cont
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Format: Kindle Edition
ASIN: B00IQO403K
Publisher: Tor Books
Pages no: 400
Edition language: English
Series: 三体 - Three Body (#1)
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4.0 The Three-Body Problem, Liu Cixin (trans. Ken Liu)
What would you do if the laws of physics, of the universe, turned out not to be laws at all? Imagine you're a scientist confronted with this realization. This is one of the more disturbing realities that characters must contend with in The Three-Body Problem, the first of a trilogy by Chinese author...
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4.0 Review: The Three-Body Problem (Remembrance of Earth's Past Book 1 of 3)
The Three-Body Problem was originally written in Chinese and has been translated to English. I read the English translation, and I enjoyed it quite a bit. The story had its quirks, but it held my interest well. One of the fun aspects was definitely getting a little taste of Chinese culture and hi...
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2.0 The Three-Body Problem
I just couldn't get into this. There was virtually no character building, and the technical stuff was just way too much for me. I ended up skipping a bunch of paragraphs that was just too dense for me. I didn't feel anything for any of the characters and I couldn't bring myself to care about their p...
Musings/Träumereien/Devaneios
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2.0 Simple-Minded SF: "The Three-Body Problem" by Liu Cixin, Ken Liu (translator)
"The thin curve [when Ye was watching a waveform on a screen supposedly from an alien civilization], rising and falling, seemed to possess a soul." Metaphor only takes me so far...When I’m reading a supposedly hard SF book I must put into action my non-suspension-of-disbelief-hat. That’s the only ...
The English Student
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2.0 The Three-Body Problem - Cixin Liu
I had difficulty with this one. In all honesty, I'm not sure how much of that difficulty was cultural; TheThree-Body Problem doesn't, quite, feel like a novel geared to Western expectations of narrative (which isn't, of course, a bad thing). The actual plot is as hard as it's possible for hard SF ...
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