The ringworld engineers

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Ballantine Books, Feb 1, 1981 - Fiction - 355 pages
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To house the dying Earth's inhabitants, a huge architectural ring is constructed in outer space. With gravity, an atmosphere, and a temperate climate, Ringworld gives humanity a new lease on life, but not without frightening consequences.

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Better plot and pacing than the original. - Goodreads
Nice ending, but painfully slow getting there. - Goodreads
The explanations were more comprehensive. - Goodreads
I felt the ending had a twist and I enjoyed it. - Goodreads
But the writing is just writing, nothing special. - Goodreads
The ending also seems a big od - Goodreads

Review: The Ringworld Engineers (Ringworld #2)

User Review  - Noah - Goodreads

It was alright. I like the world and exploring the races. There was too much rishathra emphasis. Read full review

Review: The Ringworld Engineers (Ringworld #2)

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An excellent sequel to an original classic Read full review

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Contents

UNDER THE WIRE 3
10
PRESS GANG
12
GHOST AMONG THE CREW
25
Copyright

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About the author (1981)

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.

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