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Cixin Liu

Autor(a) de The Three-Body Problem

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About the Author

Cixin Liu is the author of The Three Body Problem, which won Best Novel at the Hugo Awards 2015. (Bowker Author Biography)


Obras por Cixin Liu

The Three-Body Problem (2008) 8,318 exemplares
The Dark Forest (2015) 3,356 exemplares
Death's End (2010) 2,758 exemplares
Ball Lightning (2018) 654 exemplares
The Wandering Earth: Classic Science Fiction Collection (2013) — Autor — 437 exemplares
Supernova Era (2019) — Autor — 393 exemplares
To Hold Up the Sky (2020) — Autor — 248 exemplares
The Wandering Earth {story} (2013) — Autor — 221 exemplares
Remembrance of Earth's Past: The Three-Body Trilogy (2008) — Autor — 168 exemplares
Of Ants and Dinosaurs {story} (2012) — Autor — 95 exemplares
The Weight of Memories (2016) — Autor — 43 exemplares
Devourer {story} (2012) 35 exemplares
The Cretaceous Past (2021) 34 exemplares
Cixin Liu's Sea of Dreams: A Graphic Novel (2021) — Autor — 27 exemplares
Mirror {short story} (2017) — Autor — 22 exemplares
Mountain {story} (2012) — Autor — 15 exemplares
The Micro-Age {story} (2012) — Autor — 13 exemplares
Sun of China {story} — Autor — 10 exemplares
The Longest Fall {story} (2012) — Autor — 8 exemplares
Taking Care of Gods {story} (2012) — Autor — 7 exemplares
The Wandering Earth, Part 1 of 2 (2013) — Autor — 5 exemplares
Curse 5.0 {story} (2013) — Autor — 4 exemplares
With Her Eyes {story} (2012) — Autor — 4 exemplares
The Wandering Earth, Part 2 of 2 — Autor — 4 exemplares
The Wages of Humanity {story} — Autor — 4 exemplares
Remembrance of Earth's Past: Tetralogy (2018) — Contribuidor — 4 exemplares
Trisolaris – Die Trilogie (2022) 3 exemplares
Nebula: Fantascienza contemporanea cinese (Future Fiction) (2017) — Contribuidor — 3 exemplares
Fulmine globulare (2022) 3 exemplares
The Thinker {short story} (2002) 2 exemplares
Cloud of Poems {short story} — Autor — 2 exemplares
Trelegemeproblemet (2019) 2 exemplares
三体 1 exemplar
Sostener el Cielo 1 exemplar
Cannonball 1 exemplar
Kraj smrti (2021) 1 exemplar
Jing zi = Mirror (2015) 1 exemplar
Ball Lightning Sneak Peek (2018) — Autor — 1 exemplar
The Circle {short story} — Autor — 1 exemplar
2016 1 exemplar
O fim da morte: 3 1 exemplar
Surm on igavene (2022) 1 exemplar
Three Body Mystery 1 exemplar

Associated Works

The Big Book of Science Fiction (2016) — Contribuidor — 410 exemplares
Broken Stars: Contemporary Chinese Science Fiction in Translation (2019) — Contribuidor — 355 exemplares
Some of the Best from Tor.com: 2016 Edition (2017) — Contribuidor — 134 exemplares
Carbide Tipped Pens: Seventeen Tales of Hard Science Fiction (2016) — Contribuidor — 93 exemplares
Not One of Us: Stories of Aliens on Earth (2018) — Contribuidor — 55 exemplares
The Best Science Fiction of the Year: Volume 5 (2020) — Contribuidor — 53 exemplares
Twelve Tomorrows (2018) — Contribuidor — 42 exemplares
Clarkesworld: Issue 111 (December 2015) (2015) — Autor, algumas edições14 exemplares
Lightspeed Magazine, Issue 113 • October 2019 (2019) — Contribuidor, algumas edições7 exemplares
Bifrost n°87 - Special Jean Ray (2017) — Contribuidor — 4 exemplares
Apex Magazine 76 (September 2015) (2015) — Autor — 3 exemplares
SFが読みたい! 2020年版 — Contribuidor — 1 exemplar


Conhecimento Comum

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Data de nascimento
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Local de nascimento
Henan, China
Locais de residência
Beijing, China
Shanxi, China
North China University of Water Conservancy and Electric Power
science fiction writer
power plant computer engineer
Beijing Guomi Digital Technology

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Liu Cixin, born in June 1963, is a representative of the new generation of Chinese science fiction authors and recognized as a leading voice in Chinese science fiction. He was awarded the China Galaxy Science Fiction Award for eight consecutive years, from 1999 to 2006 and again in 2010. His representative work The Three-body Problem is the BEST STORY of 2015 Hugo Awards, the 3rd of 2015 Campbell Award finalists, and nominee of 2015 Nebulas Award.

His works have received wide acclaim on account of their powerful atmosphere and brilliant imagination. Liu Cixin's stories successfully combine the exceedingly ephemeral with hard reality, all the while focussing on revealing the essence and aesthetics of science. He has endeavoured to create a distinctly Chinese style of science fiction. Liu Cixin is a member of the China Writers' Association and the Shanxi Writers' Association.



Jeff's 2019 Reads em The Green Dragon (Abril 2021)


Having heard about this Chinese science fiction writer for several years, I decided to read his signature book, The Three Body Problem. It was a disappointment. The book had little drama. Its science fiction premise, an alien species that dehydrates its populace, restarts its civilization, and rebuilds its infrastructure after every natural disaster, is unbelievable.

Maybe I'll change my mind in the future. As of this time, however, I'm not interested in reading the sequel.
ronploude | 388 outras críticas | Feb 14, 2024 |
Well, I have to say, my main thought about this novel, or at least the one I can most easily articulate, boils down to "I should have known better than to expect he could pull it off twice." The Three-Body Problem, the first book in this series, left me shaking my head in wonder and repeatedly saying, "this just should not work, but somehow it does." Which was sort of delightful. That thing was so full of just absolutely insane, ridiculous, weirdly written stuff, but it held my attention, even fascinated me, and I happily let myself get swept along. Whereas this one... Well, it's over 500 pages long, and for the first 250 of those pages, the main thought running through my mind, over and over, was "this is stupid." This idea is stupid, this plot point is stupid, this character is stupid, OMG this romance is offensively stupid, and, and, and... Thankfully, in the second half, while that voice never exactly shut off and my suspension of disbelief for any of it never really came back, there was also just enough stuff that was sort of cool and interesting, or thought-provoking, or surprising in a good way to make me feel like it was worth reading. Well, until the weirdly abrupt and unsatisfying ending, that is. It's not even abrupt and unsatisfying because the real conclusion won't happen until the sequel, although there is still one more book in the series. It's genuinely wrapping up this whole giant insoluble problem we've just spend five hundred pages on in a few anticlimactic pages.

Rating: Man, this one is hard. For the first half, I was certain I was going to give it a 2.5/5 (solidly meh). The second half at least kept me engaged enough that I think I'll bump that up to 3/5 (which, in this case, can be translated as: deeply flawed, but interesting enough to be worthwhile). Although I do wonder if that's just the result of me liking the first book so much that I really don't want this one to rate any lower.
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bragan | 120 outras críticas | Feb 11, 2024 |
Der Prolog ruft so einiges aus dem ersten Band, "Die drei Sonnen", in Erinnerung, der erste Teil (über 256 Seiten, ohne weitere Unterteilung) vermittelt erfolgreich über die ersten 160 das Gefühl der Ohnmacht ob der Trisolaris-Bedrohung - Ignoranz, Eskapismus, Defätismus. Erst miot der Operation "Wandschauer" kommt dann eine neue Idee ins Spiel.
ahzim | 120 outras críticas | Feb 11, 2024 |
This book and the whole Three Body Problem series, is easily one of best Science Fiction works I’ve ever read! Give this Five + stars! The story touched me on multiple levels: Scientifically, emotionally, philosophically, etc. This is the first time, I have felt the level of Wonder, I felt as a 14 year old reading Asimov’s Foundation series. If you love SF don’t miss this one.
stevetempo | 95 outras críticas | Jan 23, 2024 |



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