By Cixin Liu
The above depiction used to be selected from this anthology of brief tales by way of Liu Cixin, Hugo Award winner of 2015, China's such a lot acclaimed modern science-fiction writer. Unabashedly vintage within the nice culture of Asimov and Clarke, Liu Cixin's science-fiction is firmly rooted within the cosmic. He makes use of the original standpoint of science-fiction to take us on a trip into this majestic, desolate cosmos. it may be terrifying to think about the top of our global and tales that describe such destruction may be irritating. even as although, they could go away us feeling not just entertained, yet exhilarated and encouraged. might be, they could even supply us an opportunity to resume our love of existence. so much tales present in the “The Wandering Earth” assortment take us to a sci-fi imaginative and prescient of Earth's finish. within the brief tales, the hazards humanity faces are a lot stranger and kooky than extraterrestrial beings, although extraterrestrial beings may be came across all over the place in his books.
Liu Cixin's writing will remind SF enthusiasts of the genre's golden age, with its optimistic concentrate on clinical improvement, mixed with a always confident imaginative and prescient of China's destiny position as a world superpower. it truly is attribute of an SF style which has been embraced through chinese language tradition since it is obvious as representing the values of technological innovation and creativity so hugely prized in a rustic constructing extra fast than the other on this planet today.
– Damien Walter, The Guardian
A technological know-how fiction story with a chinese language contact. The Wandering Earth is full of ingenious tech and a relocating global, literally.
With Her Eyes
China Galaxy technological know-how Fiction Award of yr 1999
The Wandering Earth
China Galaxy technology Fiction Award of 12 months 2000
Sun of China
China Galaxy technological know-how Fiction Award of yr 2002
The Longest Fall
China Galaxy technological know-how Fiction Award of 12 months 2003
The Wages of Humanity
China Galaxy technological know-how Fiction Award of yr 2005
Table of Contents
1The Wandering Earth
3Of Ants and Dinosaurs
4Sun of China
5The Wages of Humanity
9Taking Care of Gods
10With Her Eyes
11The Longest Fall