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>Xianyang, capital of the state of Qin, 227 BC.</p><p>Before the great king Zheng, ruler of the state of Qin, stands Jing Ke, who lays down the surrender of the state of Yan. His life is owed to Zheng, but the king recognises before him not only a noble man, but one highly and intelligent, so he is spared.</p><p>King Zheng, obsessed by the search of eternal life, sets his new advisor to apply his mathematical studies to this pursuit. Jing Ke calls upon the numbers and shapes which the Heavens confer unto him, to calculate a figure that will reveal that great secret...</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
9781803282800
Imprint
Head of Zeus -- an AdAstra Book
Category
Fiction
Published
Pages
98
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<p>Xianyang, 227 BC. King Zheng, obsessed by the search of eternal life, sets his new advisor, Jing Ke, to apply his mathematical studies to this pursuit. Jing Ke calls upon the numbers and shapes which the Heavens confer unto him, to calculate a figure that will reveal that great secret...</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
9781803282794
Format
eBook
Title
Cixin Liu's The Circle
Prices
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Title of Series
The Worlds of Cixin Liu
Number within Series
8
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BIC Code
FX
Genre
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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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