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Invisible Planets: Contemporary Chinese Science Fiction in Translation (Hardcover)

    By Ken Liu
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    (Speculative Fiction - Sc)


    Science fiction readers the world over have recently become familiar with Ken Liu's Chinese translation work via The Three-Body Problem, the bestselling and Hugo award-winning novel by acclaimed Chinese author Cixin Liu. Ken Liu has now assembled, translated, andedited an anthology of Chinese science fiction stories, the most comprehensive collection yet available in the English language, sure to thrill and gratify readers developing a taste and excitement for Chinese SF.

    The thirteen stories in this collection, including two by Cixin Liu and the Hugoand Sturgeon Award-nominated "Folding Beijing" by Hao Jingfang, add up to a strong and diverse representation of Chinese SF. Some have won awards, some have garnered serioius critical acclaim, some have been selected for Year's Best anthologies, and some are simply Ken Liu's personal favorites. To roundout the collection, there are several essays from Chinese scholars and authors, plus an illuminating introduction by Ken Liu. Anyone with an interest in international science fiction will find Invisible Planets an indispensable addition to their collection.

    About the Author

    KEN LIU (editor and translator) is a writer, lawyer, and computer programmer. His short story "The Paper Menagerie" was the first work of fiction ever to sweep the Nebula, Hugo, and World Fantasy Awards.
    Product Details
    ISBN: 9780765384195
    ISBN-10: 0765384191
    Publisher: Tor Books
    Publication Date: November 1st, 2016
    Pages: 384
    Language: English