The Three-Body Problem by Cixin Liu

The Three-Body Problem

Remembrance of Earth's Past #1

Cixin Liu with Ken Liu (Translator)

399 pages first pub 2006 (editions)

fiction science fiction adventurous challenging mysterious slow-paced

Description

The Three-Body Problem is the first chance for English-speaking readers to experience the Hugo Award-winning phenomenon from China's most beloved science fiction author, Cixin Liu . Set against the backdrop of China's Cultural Revolution, a secret...

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Moods

mysterious 73%
challenging 61%
dark 45%
adventurous 44%
tense 38%
reflective 36%
informative 29%
emotional 7%
sad 6%
inspiring 5%
hopeful 3%
funny 1%

Pace

medium 49%
slow 40%
fast 9%

Plot- or character-driven?

Plot: 75% | A mix: 20% | Character: 3%

Strong character development?

No: 52% | It's complicated: 26% | Yes: 19% | N/A: 1%

Loveable characters?

No: 49% | It's complicated: 33% | Yes: 13% | N/A: 2%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 43% | No: 38% | It's complicated: 12% | N/A: 4%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 48% | Yes: 28% | It's complicated: 21% | N/A: 2%

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3.95

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