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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.


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