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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
Creator
Contributor
Author
Translator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • chi
  • eng
Summary
"Set against the backdrop of China's Cultural Revolution, a secret military project send 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." -- page [4] of cover
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.
Awards note
Winner of the Hugo award.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10361163
Cataloging source
YDXCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Liu, Cixin
Dewey number
[Fic]
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
Remembrance of Earth's past
Series volume
0001
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Extraterrestrial beings
  • Human-alien encounters
  • Imaginary wars and battles
  • Life on other planets
  • Imaginary wars and battles
  • Extraterrestrial beings
  • Human-alien encounters
  • Life on other planets
  • China
  • China
Target audience
adult
Label
The three-body problem, Cixin Liu ; translated by Ken Liu
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "A Tom Doherty Associates book."
  • Hardcover edition published in 2014
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
1798913
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First trade paperback edition.
Extent
415 pages
Isbn
9780765382030
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780765382030
  • (OCoLC)907651143
Label
The three-body problem, Cixin Liu ; translated by Ken Liu
Publication
Note
  • "A Tom Doherty Associates book."
  • Hardcover edition published in 2014
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
1798913
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First trade paperback edition.
Extent
415 pages
Isbn
9780765382030
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780765382030
  • (OCoLC)907651143

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