Sub Title
A Graphic Novel
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<p><b>An international collaboration involving 26 writers and illustrators from 14 different countries have transformed 15 of Cixin Liu's – 'China's answer to Arthur C. Clarke' (<i>New Yorker</i>) – award-winning stories into graphic novels. </b></p><p>Earth. Our home. The sole planet within our solar system capable of sustaining human life. A truly unique ecosystem. Unique, but for the three other identical Earths, each housing their own human race. For years we have thrived on the world our creators made for us, the superior species of our ecosystem.</p><p>But no longer.</p><p>The Elder Brothers – humans like us, but more advanced – have announced their plans to colonise our Earth. They will permit us to remain, as their pets, on a landmass tucked away at the bottom of the planet, with a subsidy to live upon, based on the assets of our Earth's poorest citizen.</p><p>If we are to survive, there must be a dramatic redistribution of wealth. Anyone who does not comply will be processed. For the benefit of mankind.</p><h2>Praise for Cixin Liu:</h2><p>'Your next favourite sci-fi novel' <i><b>Wired</b></i></p><p>'Immense' <b>Barack Obama</b></p><p>'Unique' <b>George R.R. Martin</b></p><p>'SF in the grand style' <b><i>Guardian</i></b></p><p>'Mind-altering and immersive' <b><i>Daily Mail</i></b></p><p>'A milestone in Chinese science-fiction' <b><i>New York Times</i></b></p><p>'China's answer to Arthur C. Clarke' <b><i>New Yorker</i></b></p><p><b>Winner of the Hugo and Galaxy Awards for Best Novel</b></p>

ISBN
9781803282763
Imprint
Head of Zeus -- an AdAstra Book
Category
Fiction
Published
Pages
98
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<p>The Elder Brothers – humans like us, but more advanced – plan to colonise our Earth. They will permit us to remain, with a subsidy to live upon, based on the assets of our Earth's poorest citizen. If we are to survive, there must be a dramatic redistribution of wealth. Anyone who does not comply will be processed. For the benefit of mankind.</p>

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'A unique blend of scientific and philosophical speculation, politics and history, conspiracy theory and cosmology'

George R.R. Martin

'Wildly imaginative, really interesting ... The scope of it was immense'

Barack Obama

'A milestone in Chinese science fiction'

New York Times

'A marvellous mélange of awe-inspiring scientific concepts, clever plotting and quirky yet plausible characters ... Exhilarating, mind-stretching'

TLS

'China's answer to Arthur C. Clarke'

The New Yorker

Illustrations
100 integrated col
Editions
ISBN
9781803282756
Format
eBook
Title
Cixin Liu's For the Benefit of Mankind
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Title of Series
The Worlds of Cixin Liu
Number within Series
7
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<p>Cixin Liu's work has won the Hugo, Nebula, Locus and Galaxy Awards and Arthur C. Clarke Award for Imagination in Service to Society, been praised by every major publication and public figures from Barack Obama and Mark Zuckerberg to George R.R. Martin and Michaela Coel, and sold more than 9 million copies worldwide.</p>

<p>Sales of graphic novels are growing year on year, with 2.3 million sold in the UK in 2019.</p>

<p>MARKET: Neal Stephenson; Arthur C. Clarke.</p>

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178
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254
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