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The Three-Body Problem

by Cixin Liu

The Three-Body Problem is the first chance for English-speaking readers to experience this multiple 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 o...
Publish Date
2016
January 11
Goodreads rating
4.06
ISBN
9780765382030
Tags
fictionscience-fiction
Recommendations
6
Recommendations
I felt like I was getting a Chinese version of Chinese culture. And that frame felt unique.     source
Jun 20, 2020
Cixin Liu’s The Three-Body Problem starts with China’s Cultural Revolution and the Sino-American arms race, but quickly leaves such mundane affairs behind to explore what happens to the universe when you weaponize the laws of physics. If you think atom bombs are scary, wait till you read what a two-dimensional bomb does to our solar system.     source