Broken Stars: Contemporary Chinese Science Fiction in Translation
Broken Stars: Contemporary Chinese Science Fiction in Translation

Edition:
ISBN: 9781788548106
Year of publication: 2019
Sequence of publisher: Chinese science fiction in translation

Broken Stars: Contemporary Chinese Science Fiction in Translation


Author:
Ken Liu
Liu Cixin
Chen Qiufan
Xia Jia
Ma Boyong
Hao Jingfang
Tang Fei
Cheng Jingbo
Zhang Ran
Han Song
Baoshu
Fei Dao
Anna Wu
Gu Shi
Regina Kanyu Wang
Mingwei Song

Translator:
Ken Liu
Carmen Yiling Yan

Genre:
Science fiction


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BROKEN STARS CONTEMPORARY CHINESE SCIENCE FICTION IN TRANSLATION Translated and edited by Ken Liu To my authors, who guided me through their worlds About Broken Stars Here are sixteen short stories from China’s ground-breaking SF writers, edited and translated by award-winning author Ken Liu. In Hugo award-winner Liu Cixin’s ‘Moonlight’, a man is contacted by three future versions of himself, each trying to save their world from destruction. Hao Jingfang’s ‘The New Year Train’ sees 1,500 passengers go missing on a train that vanishes into space. In the title story by Tang Fei, a young girl is shown how the stars can reveal the future. In addition, three essays explore the history and rise of Chinese SF publishing, contemporary Chinese fandom, and how the growing interest in Chinese SF has impacted writers who had long laboured in obscurity. By turns dazzling, melancholy and thought-provoking, Broken Stars celebrates the...

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