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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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Free online story First published in Strange Horizons July, 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, No description available, 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 br br 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