Ringworld Engineers

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Ballantine Books, Jun 12, 1984 - Ringworld (Imaginary place) - 355 pages
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User Review  - gypsysmom - LibraryThing

This continuation of Niven's brilliant Ringworld was written in 1980, ten years after the original. In that time Niven received a lot of suggestions about Ringworld some of which he incorporates into ... Read full review

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User Review  - buffalogr - LibraryThing

This one goes in the category of DNF...did not finish. I know that it will be a waste of time when the book sounds just like Charlie Brown's teacher: "waaah waaah wah wah". This one did. I truly ... 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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