The Ringworld engineers

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Holt, Rinehart, and Winston, 1980 - Fiction - 357 pages
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Sequel to: Ringworld. Twenty years after discovering Ringworld, Louis Wu returns, the captive of a non-human race. To survive on the planet, which is no longer stable, he must locate the control center of the engineers who built the planet.

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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  - Nebogipfel - Goodreads

A decent sequel in which we find out more about the Ringworld, it's engineers and the species that live on it. The plot was ok, but stretched belief too much in some places. 6/10. Read full review

Review: The Ringworld Engineers (Ringworld #2)

User Review  - Evil Evan - Goodreads

It was a nice book. I liked it because it was nice. But it was not super nice. Just nice. Read full review

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Contents

UNDER THE WIRE
3
PRESS GANG
13
GHOST AMONG THE CREW
25
Copyright

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About the author (1980)

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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