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Read online Invisible Planets: Contemporary Chinese Science Fiction in Translation.pdf PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC Invisible Planets: Contemporary Chinese Science Fiction in Translation Award winning translator and author Ken Liu presents a collection of short speculative fiction from China Some stories have won awards some have been included in various Year s Best anthologies some have been well reviewed by critics and readers and some are simply Ken s personal favorites Many of the authors collected here with the obvious exception of Liu Cixin belong to the younger generation of rising stars .

In addition three essays at the end of the book explore Chinese science fiction Liu Cixin s essay i The Worst of All Possible Universes and The Best of All Possible Earths i gives a historical overview of SF in China and situates his own rise to prominence as the premier Chinese author within that context Chen Qiufan s i The Torn Generation i gives the view of a younger generation of authors trying to come to terms with the tumultuous transformations around them Finally Xia Jia who holds the first Ph D issued for the study of Chinese SF asks i What Makes Chinese Science Fiction Chinese i by Ken Liu, Chen Qiufan, Xia Jia, Ma Boyong, Hao Jingfang, Tang Fei, Cheng Jingbo, Liu Cixin

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Invisible Planets: Contemporary Chinese Science Fiction in Translation
Title:Invisible Planets: Contemporary Chinese Science Fiction in Translation
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ISBN:0765384191
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Number of Pages:383
Category:Science fiction, Short stories, Fiction, Anthologies, China
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Ken Liu s incredible story Paper Menagerie just became the first work of fiction to win all three of SF s major awards the Hugo the Nebula and the World Fantasy Award Find out what all the excitement is about and discover one of science fiction s fastest rising stars, In the much anticipated sequel to the magnificent fantasy epic NPR i Grace of Kings i Emperor Kuni Garu is faced with the invasion of an invincible army in his kingdom and must quickly find a way to defeat the intruders br br Kuni Garu now known as Emperor Ragin runs the archipelago kingdom of Dara but struggles to maintain progress while serving the demands of the people and his vision Then an unexpected invading force from the Lyucu empire in the far distant west comes to the shores of Dara and chaos results br br But Emperor Kuni cannot go and lead his kingdom against the threat himself with his recently healed empire fraying at the seams so he sends the only people he trusts to be Dara s savvy and cunning hopes against the invincible invaders his children now grown and ready to make their mark on history, No description available, A publishing event Bestselling author Ken Liu selects his award winning science fiction and fantasy tales for a groundbreaking collection including a brand new piece exclusive to this volume br br With his debut novel i The Grace of Kings i taking the literary world by storm Ken Liu now shares his finest short fiction in i The Paper Menagerie i This mesmerizing collection features all of Ken s award winning and award finalist stories including The Man Who Ended History A Documentary Finalist for the Hugo Nebula and Theodore Sturgeon Awards Mono No Aware Hugo Award winner The Waves Nebula Award finalist The Bookmaking Habits of Select Species Nebula and Sturgeon award finalists All the Flavors Nebula award finalist The Litigation Master and the Monkey King Nebula Award finalist and the most awarded story in the genre s history The Paper Menagerie The only story to win the Hugo Nebula and World Fantasy awards br br A must have for every science fiction and fantasy fan this beautiful book is an anthology to savor