If (‘you like sci-fi’ = ‘true’) AND (‘you live under a rock’ = ‘false’)
You have heard people talking about the extraordinary novel by Chinese Author Cixin Liu known as “The Three-Body Problem”
In any case, do yourself a favor, and buy this book NOW!
This book is utterly fascinating. By and large, it has to do with a conspiracy. Is it a Government conspiracy? A supernatural conspiracy? A scientific-extra-terrestrial psychological conspiracy? The answer is “Yes”.
Any book that has its opening scenes in the madness of the Chinese cultural revolution, in a trial in which a persons life hinges on his understanding of Einstein’s Theory of General Relativity, and then moves fluidly to a secret radio astronomy base in the secluded mountains of China at super secret project “Red Coast” and then detours through a virtual reality game known as 3-BODY, which you can actually be murdered for playing…well, that’s a book FOR ME!!
This is one of those books that gets inside your head and makes itself at home. Many of the Virtual Reality stories from 3-BODY still stick with me, and it will forever change the way you look at the word “re-hydrate”.
I can’t praise this book enough, read it, you won’t regret it.
Don’t let me forget to mention that it won the Hugo this year.
A man cannot live on Star Wars books alone.