Ringworld Engineers

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Ballantine Books, Jun 12, 1984 - Ringworld (Imaginary place) - 355 pages
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I wish I could get to the ideas of Ringworld that were supposed to be engrossing, but the book was so boring that, 60 pages in, I gave up. I had such high hopes for the characters, but I would have ... Read full review

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Not that bad, but some stuff is just really bad, so it balances out. 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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Larry Niven received his B.A. in mathematics in 1962. During his first year of writing, all he received were rejection slips, but 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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