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  • http://english.dbw.cn   2016-02-04 11:12:50
     

    Book cover of "The Three-Body Problem" [File Photo: Scifinow.co.uk]

    The English edition of "The Three-Body Problem" by Liu Cixin has sold more than 110 thousand copies worldwide since its debut over a year ago.

    The figure was released by the book's English copyright holder today.

    The first part of the Three-Body trilogy, translated into English by Chinese-American writer Ken Liu, won the 2015 Hugo Award for Best Novel, and has made more than 2 million U.S. dollars.The other two books are "The Dark Forest" and "Death's End."

    The trilogy depicts the story of an alien invasion of Earth while the first book, "The Three-Body Problem," centers on a secret military project that enables humans to establish contact with the aliens who teeter on the edge of extinction.

    The trilogy has sold more than 1 million copies in China.

    Liu Cixin was the first Asian writer to win the Hugo Award, generally considered the highest honor for sci-fi works.

    Author:    Source: CRI     Editor: Yang Fan

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