Science fiction ‘is a dark mental experiment’
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Hao Jingfang: China's award-winning science fiction writer

Novelist Hao Jingfang is the first Chinese woman to win the prestigious Hugo Award for science fiction.

She tells the BBC a lot of her stories originate from thought experiments, and her latest novel imagines "a dark possibility for the future" where robots have replaced human's jobs.

  • 29 Jan 2018
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