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The Three-body Problem

(2014)
(The first book in the Three-Body Trilogy series)
A novel by

 
 
Awards
Hugo Best Book (nominee)
John W Campbell Memorial Award Best Novel (nominee)
Nebula Awards Best Novel (nominee)
Prometheus Award Best Book (nominee)
Set against the backdrop of China's Cultural Revolution, a secret military project sends signals into space to establish contact with aliens. An alien civilisation on the brink of destruction captures the signal and plans to invade Earth.

Meanwhile, on Earth, different camps start forming, planning to either welcome the superior beings and help them or to fight against the invasion.

Genre: Science Fiction

Praise for this book

"Immense narrative energy, The best kind of science fiction." - Kim Stanley Robinson


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Used availability for Liu Cixin's The Three-body Problem

Hardback Editions

July 2015 : UK Hardback
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Title: The Three-Body Problem
Author(s): Cixin Liu
ISBN: 1-78497-155-3 / 978-1-78497-155-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Head of Zeus
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November 2014 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Three-Body Problem (Remembrance of Earth's Past)
Author(s): Cixin Liu
ISBN: 0-7653-7706-3 / 978-0-7653-7706-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Tor Books
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Paperback Editions

September 2018 : Paperback
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Title: The Three-Body Problem
Author(s): Cixin Liu
ISBN: 1-78854-300-9 / 978-1-78854-300-2
Publisher: Head of Zeus
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December 2015 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Three-Body Problem
Author(s): Cixin Liu
ISBN: 1-78497-157-X / 978-1-78497-157-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Head of Zeus
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January 2016 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Three-Body Problem
Author(s): Cixin Liu
ISBN: 0-7653-8203-2 / 978-0-7653-8203-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Tor Books
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July 2015 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Three-Body Problem
Author(s): Cixin Liu
ISBN: 1-78497-156-1 / 978-1-78497-156-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Head of Zeus
Availability: Amazon UK   


Audio Editions

September 2015 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: The Three-Body Problem
Author(s): Cixin Liu
Publisher: Avid Audio
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September 2015 : UK Audio edition
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Title: The Three-Body Problem
Author(s): Cixin Liu
Publisher: Avid Audio
Availability: Amazon UK   


February 2015 : USA Audio CD
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Title: The Three-Body Problem (Remembrance of Earth's Past)
Author(s): Cixin Liu
ISBN: 1-4272-6583-6 / 978-1-4272-6583-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Macmillan Audio
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November 2014 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Three-Body Problem
Author(s): Cixin Liu
Publisher: Macmillan Audio
Availability: Amazon   


November 2014 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: The Three-Body Problem
Author(s): Cixin Liu
Publisher: Macmillan Audio
Availability: Amazon CA   


November 2014 : UK Audio edition
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Title: The Three-Body Problem
Author(s): Cixin Liu
Publisher: Macmillan Audio
Availability: Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

March 2015 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Three-Body Problem
Author(s): Cixin Liu
Publisher: Head of Zeus
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon AU   


November 2014 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: The Three-Body Problem (Remembrance of Earth's Past Book 1)
Author(s): Cixin Liu
Publisher: Tor Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA