The Legacy of Heorot

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Pocket Books, Aug 1, 1989 - Fiction - 400 pages
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Bestselling science-fiction superstars Larry Niven and Jerry Pournelle combine their talents with those of rising young author Steven Barnes in an extraordinary adventure of humankind's first outpost in the farthest reaches of space. 5 maps.

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The plot is also fairly simple. - Goodreads
The ending was so lame I laughed. - Goodreads
Grendel with great science behind the plot. - Goodreads
The plot was lame, the denouement baffling. - Goodreads

Review: The Legacy of Heorot (Heorot #1)

User Review  - David Langer - Goodreads

So, I read the second book in the series a while ago, but it was wonderful to come back and get the earlier perspective. The combination of talents of the authors are very enjoyable, I like the ... Read full review

Review: The Legacy of Heorot (Heorot #1)

User Review  - Will - Goodreads

As bug-hunt science fiction goes, this is entertaining enough. It reads a lot like the novelization for a summer blockbuster movie, with all the good and bad that that implies. It is also written by ... Read full review

Contents

Camelot
1
On the Beach
17
Frozen Sleep
32
Copyright

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About the author (1989)

Larry Niven received his B.A. in mathematics in 1962. His first novel, World of Ptavvs (1966), was a success and launched his career. Niven has won five Hugos and one Nebula award, testimony that his colleagues in the science fiction world respect his work. Perhaps Niven's most well-known creation is Ringworld, a distant planet that may be taken as a metaphor for Earth, as it was once great but has since fallen into decay.

Jerry Pournelle (right), a past winner of the John W. Campbell Award, has collaborated with Niven on numerous bestsellers. He has also written such successful solo novels as "Janissaries" and "Starswarm". He lives in Studio City, California.
Larry Niven and Jerry Pournelle were the joint winners of the 2005 Robert A. Heinlein Award.

Larry Niven is the multiple Hugo and Nebula Award-winning author of the Ringworld series, along with many other science fiction masterpieces. His" Beowulf's Children," co-authored with Jerry Pournelle and Steven Barnes was a" New York Times" bestseller. He lives in Chatsworth, California. Steven Barnes is the author of several science fiction classics. He lives in Longview, Washington.

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