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The Three-Body Problem - Liu Cixin, Ken Liu
The Three-Body Problem
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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...
Fiction Fantastic
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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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