Death's end Three-Body trilogy series.

by Liu, Cixin.

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Soon to be a Netflix Original Series!"The War of the Worlds for the 21st century... packed with a sense of wonder." – Wall Street JournalThe New York Times bestselling conclusion to a tour de force near-future adventure trilogy from China's bestselling and beloved science fiction writer.With The Three-Body Problem, English-speaking readers got their first chance to read China's most beloved science fiction author, Cixin Liu. The Three-Body Problem was released to great acclaim including coverage in The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal and reading list picks by Barack Obama and Mark Zuckerberg. It was also won the Hugo and Nebula Awards, making it the first translated novel to win a major SF award.Now this epic trilogy concludes with Death's End. Half a century after the Doomsday Battle, the uneasy balance of Dark Forest Deterrence keeps the Trisolaran invaders at bay. Earth enjoys unprecedented prosperity due to the infusion of Trisolaran knowledge. With human science advancing daily and the Trisolarans adopting Earth culture, it seems that the two civilizations will soon be able to co-exist peacefully as equals without the terrible threat of mutually assured annihilation. But the peace has also made humanity complacent.Cheng Xin, an aerospace engineer from the early twenty-first century, awakens from hibernation in this new age. She brings with her knowledge of a long-forgotten program dating from the beginning of the Trisolar Crisis, and her very presence may upset the delicate balance between two worlds. Will humanity reach for the stars or die in its cradle?The Remembrance of Earth's Past TrilogyThe Three-Body ProblemThe Dark ForestDeath's EndOther BooksBall Lightning Supernova EraTo Hold Up The Sky (forthcoming)At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.
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Booklist Review: "The final volume in Liu's Three-Body trilogy picks up where the last left off, with Earth and the nearby three-body or triple sun system of Trisolaris in an interstellar cold war, both civilizations afraid of broadcasting their location to the dark forest of paranoid intergalactic civilizations. Through the story of Cheng Xin, a woman whose life spans multiple crises and transformations in Earth and Trisolaran society, the reader is exposed to Liu's expansive and breathtaking speculation about the possibilities of civilization not only in the universe, but in multiple dimensions. Liu's work is hard sf that, rather than focusing on the near future of the Earth, takes the entire future history of the universe as its subject. The strong characterization and evocative language anchor what in the hands of a lesser author could have turned into dry speculation and helps realize Liu's vision of a simultaneously exciting and uncertain future. This novel and the trilogy as a whole is recommended for general readers and committed genre fans alike.--Keep, Alan Copyright 2016 Booklist"
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Publisher's Weekly Review: "Liu's conclusion to his Three-Body trilogy (following 2015's The Dark Forest) is an ambitious millennia-spanning space opera with enough ideas for a dozen books, but those well-thought-out concepts are more memorable than his characters. Despite the complex events of the prior two books, Liu makes the gloomy framework of his imagined future, in which humans have "finally learned that the universe was a dark forest in which everyone hunted everyone else," accessible. The bulk of the plot focuses on humankind's efforts to survive after first contact with the alien TriSolarans in the 21st century. The author makes suspension of disbelief easy with his nuanced and plausible portrayals of people's reactions to apocalyptic threats, including efforts by the military-industrial complex to make the global crisis a business opportunity. The time scale is an obstacle to emotional engagement, but there are emotionally moving moments that ground the intriguing speculations about science and human nature. (Sept.) © Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved."
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Series Liu, Cixin. "Di qiu wang shi" san bu qu. bk. III.
#1 - The Three-body problem
#2 - The Dark forest
#3 - Death's end
Subjects Human-alien encounters Fiction
Imaginary wars and battles Fiction
Science Fiction
Electronic books.
Science fiction.
Publisher New York :Tom Doherty Associates2016
Contributors Liu, Ken, 1976- translator.
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Language English
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