April, 2019: "The Three-Body Problem" by Liu Cixin
|Author: Liu Cixin|
|Genres: Science fiction, hard science fiction|
|Reading started: April 3rd, 2019|
|Current progress: Page 390 of 390 (100%)|
|Reading ended: May 2nd, 2019. This book was successfully finished in 29 days.|
|Effective reading time: 8 hours, 59 minutes (1 minute, 22 seconds per page)|
|Review score: 4 of 5|
Amazon.com: 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, Liu Cixin.
Set against the backdrop of China's Cultural Revolution, a secret military project sends signals into space to establish contact with aliens. An alien civilization on the brink of destruction captures the signal and plans to invade Earth. Meanwhile, on Earth, different camps start forming, planning to either welcome the superior beings and help them take over a world seen as corrupt, or to fight against the invasion. The result is a science fiction masterpiece of enormous scope and vision.