Sinopticon: A Celebration of Chinese Science Fiction (Paperback)Xueting Christine Ni (editor and translator), Nian Yu (author), Zhao Haihong (author), Regina Kanyu Wang (author), Wang Jinkang (author), Tang Fei (author), Anna Wu (author), Han Song (author), Jiang Bo (author), Bao Shu (author), A Que (author), Gu Shi (author), Ma Boyong (author)
This celebration of Chinese Science Fiction — thirteen stories, all translated for the first time into English — represents a unique exploration of the nation’s speculative fiction from the late 20th century onwards, curated and translated by critically acclaimed writer and essayist Xueting Christine Ni.
From the renowned Jiang Bo’s ‘Starship: Library' to Regina Kanyu Wang’s ‘The Tide of Moon City', and Anna Wu’s ‘Meisje met de Parel', this is a collection for all fans of great fiction.
Award winners, bestsellers, screenwriters, playwrights, philosophers, university lecturers and computer programmers, these thirteen writers represent the breadth of Chinese SF, from new to old: Gu Shi, Han Song, Hao Jingfang, Nian Yu, Wang Jinkang, Zhao Haihong, Tang Fei, Ma Boyong, Anna Wu, A Que, Bao Shu, Regina Kanyu Wang and Jiang Bo.
Publisher: Rebellion Publishing Ltd.
Number of pages: 448
Dimensions: 198 x 128 x 27 mm
"The masterful result validates
Xueting’s endeavor—and will only whet readers’ appetite for more
translations." -- Publishers Weekly,
"Sinopticon is an engaging brew of unsettling ideas and lively prose."
"Sinopticon reads like Black Mirror and Love, Death, and Robots squeezed together and poured onto the page. I laughed, I cried, I read and re-read, I stayed up through the early hours if it meant finishing one of the longer stories. This book is everything I love about Science Fiction." -- FanFiAddict
“Superb” -- Lavie Tidhar, The Washington Post
“Important” -- Locus Magazine
“A must-read for science fiction fans.” -- Aurealis
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