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Liu Cixin's three-body trilogy and the status of science fiction in contemporary China

Gaffric, Gwennaël; Peyton, Will


The recent success of Liu Cixin's hard sf trilogy Santi [The 7)/e-Bodi'Trilogy, 2006-2008] is symbolic of the important rise of Chinese science fiction both in China and in the rest of the world. This trilogy tells the story of the future invasion of Earth by a belligerent extraterrestrial civilization with advanced technology and the ways in which humans try to defend themselves. It begins with the Chinese Cultural Revolution and ends with the heat death of the universe. A huge bestseller and...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2019
Type: Translation
Source: Science Fiction Studies
DOI: 10.5621/sciefictstud.46.1.0021


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