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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)
"Wildly imaginative, really interesting." - President Barack Obama on The Three-Body Problem trilogy

The Three-Body Problem is the first chance for English-speaking readers to experience the Hugo Award-winning phenomenon from China's most beloved science fiction author, Liu Cixin.

Set against the backdrop of China's Cultural Revolution, a secret military project sends signals into space to establish contact with aliens. An alien civilization 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 take over a world seen as corrupt, or to fight against the invasion. The result is a science fiction masterpiece of enormous scope and vision.

The Remembrance of Earth's Past Trilogy
The Three-Body Problem
The Dark Forest
Death's End

Other Books
Ball Lightning (forthcoming)

At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

Genre: Science Fiction    

"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
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


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
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


Paperback Editions

February 2018 : Paperback

Title: The Three-Body Problem
Author(s): Cixin Liu
ISBN: 1-78854-300-9 / 978-1-78854-300-2
Publisher: Head of Zeus
Availability: Amazon UK   


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
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


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
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


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 : 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
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


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


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