Busan, Korea 1911: Sunja, the daughter of a boarding-house owner, falls pregnant by a married Yakuza. The family face ruin. But then Isak, a Christian minister, offers her a chance of salvation: a new life in Japan as his wife. But Sunjas salvation is just the beginning of her story. Through eight decades and four generations, Pachinko is an epic tale of family, identity, love, death and survival.
The final installment of Chinas best-selling, award-winning apocalyptic space opera trilogy that ranges from the 1960s to the heat death of the Universe. The first book in the trilogy, The Three Body Problem, was the first translated novel to win the Hugo Award.
Cixin Liu is Chinas bestselling science fiction author and one of the most important voices in world SF. His novel, The Three-Body Problem, was the first translated work of SF ever to win the Hugo Award. Here is the first collection of his short fiction: eleven stories, including five Chinese Galaxy Award-winners, form a blazingly original ode to planet earth, its pasts and its futures.