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Hold Up the Sky

by Cixin Liu

Hold Up the Sky Synopsis

From the author of The Three-Body Problem, a collection of award-winning short stories - a breathtaking selection of diamond-hard science fiction. Liu's writing takes the reader to the edge of the universe and the end of time, to meet stranger fates than we could have ever imagined. With a melancholic and keen understanding of human nature, Liu's stories show humanity's attempts to reason, navigate and, above all, survive in a desolate cosmos. Stories included are: 1. The Village Teacher. 2. The Time Migration. 3. 2018-04-01. 4. Fire in the Earth. 5. Contraction. 6. Mirror. 7. Ode to Joy. 8. Full Spectrum Barrage Jamming. 9. Sea of Dreams. 10. Cloud of Poems. 11. The Thinker. 'Cixin's trilogy is SF in the grand style, a galaxy-spanning, ideas-rich narrative of invasion and war' GUARDIAN. 'Wildly imaginative, really interesting ... The scope of it was immense' BARACK OBAMA, 44th President of the United States.

Hold Up the Sky Press Reviews

PRAISE FOR CIXIN LIU: 'A unique blend of scientific and philosophical speculation, politics and history, conspiracy theory and cosmology' George R.R. Martin. 'A marvellous melange of awe-inspiring scientific concepts, clever plotting and quirky yet plausible characters' TLS. 'Wildly imaginative, really interesting ... The scope of it was immense' Barack Obama. 'China's answer to Arthur C. Clarke' The New Yorker. 'A milestone in Chinese science fiction' New York Times.

Book Information

ISBN: 9781838937614
Publication date: 1st October 2020
Author: Cixin Liu
Publisher: Head of Zeus
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 400 pages
Categories: Science fiction,

About Cixin Liu

Cixin Liu is China's #1 SF writer and author of The Three-Body Problem - the first ever translated novel to win a Hugo Award. Prior to becoming a writer, Liu worked as an engineer in a power plant in Yangquan.

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