Tag Archives: Translated Spec Fic

Review of Death’s End by Cixin Liu, translated by Ken Liu

With its completion with Death’s End, I can now say that the Remembrance of Earth’s Past is my all-time favorite science fiction series (says the noob of a sci fi fan).  It opens just like you would expect the final … Continue reading

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Review of The Scar by Sergey and Marina Dyachenko, translated by Elinor Huntington

Crime & Punishment & Sorcery The Scar is the type of book that makes you weep for the limitations of sub-genre delineations. Not epic in scope and apparently intended to stand alone despite being part of a larger cycle. The … Continue reading

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Review of The Day the World Turned Upside Down by Thomas Olde Heuvelt, translated by Lia Belt

Sorrow is a bottomless well. Why then, must so much art engage with it on only the most superficial level, returning time and again to that most shallow and ubiquitous form, immature heartbreak (see: country music)? It’s not that it’s … Continue reading

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Review of The Three-Body Problem by Cixin Liu, translated by Ken Liu

The Three-Body Problem opens at a “public rally intended to humiliate and break down . . . enemies . . . through verbal and physical abuse until they confessed their crimes before the crowd.”  Who are those enemies?  Academics.  And … Continue reading

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