Invisible planets

contemporary Chinese science fiction in translation

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Invisible planets (2016)

383 pages

English language

Published Nov. 6, 2016

ISBN:
9780765384195
OCLC Number:
961118723

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"Thirteen intriguing visions of the future from China"--Cover.

"Readers at Tor and around the SF world have recently become familiar with Ken Liu and his Chinese translation work via the bestselling and award nominated novel The Three-Body Problem , by acclaimed Chinese author Cixin Liu. Readers who have developed a taste and excitement for Chinese SF by these means will be excited to hear that Ken Liu, the translator of that volume is assembling, translating, and editing an anthology of Chinese science fiction short stories.The thirteen stories in this collection are a strong and diverse representation of Chinese science fiction, including two by Liu Cixin. Some have won awards in translation, some have garnered serious critical acclaim, some have been selected for Year's Best anthologies, and some are simply Ken Liu's personal favorites.To round out the collection, there are several essays from Chinese scholars and authors, plus an illuminating introduction …

Subjects

  • Chinese Science fiction
  • Chinese Short stories
  • Translations into English