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Title Invisible planets : an anthology of contemporary Chinese science fiction / translated and edited by Ken Liu
Published London : Head of Zeus, 2016
London Head of Zeus, 2016


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Description 383 pages ; 23 cm
regular print
Contents Introduction: China dreams / by Ken Liu -- Chen Quifan. The year of the rat ; The fish of Lijiang ; The flower of Shazui -- Xia Jia. A hundred ghosts parade tonight ; Tongtong's summer ; Night journey of the Dragon-horse -- Ma Boyong. The city of silence -- Hao Jingfang. Invisible planets ; Folding Beijing -- Tang Fei. Call girl -- Cheng Jingbo. Grave of the fireflies -- Liu Cixin. The circle ; Taking care of God -- Essays : The worst of all possible universes and the best of all possible earths: Three-body and Chinese science fiction -- The torn generation: Chinese science fiction in a culture in transition -- What makes Chinese science fiction Chinese?
Summary 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'
Notes Translated from the Chinese
Translated from the Chinese
Subject Science fiction, Chinese -- Translations into English.
Speculative fiction, Chinese -- Translations into English
Short stories, Chinese -- Translations into English.
China -- Fiction.
Genre/Form Short stories.
Science fiction
Science fiction
Science fiction.
Reading nook.
Author Liu, Ken, 1976- translator, editor
ISBN 9781784978808 (HB)
1784978809 (HB)
9781784978815 (XTPB)
1784978817 (XTPB)