Robert Heinlein called it "possibly the finest science fiction novel I have ever read." "The San Francisco Chronicle" declared that "as science fiction, "The Mote in God's Eye" is one of the most important novels ever published." Now Larry Niven and Jerry Pournelle, award winning authors of such bestsellers as "Footfall" and "The Legacy of Heorot, " return us to the Mote, and to the universe of Kevin Renner and Horace Bury, of Rod Blaine and Sally Fowler.
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Review: The Gripping Hand (Moties #2)User Review - Ben Shelef - Goodreads
Almost as good as the original, though even it were just as good, there will never be another voyage of discovery like the first book was. Same authors, same in-depth study of an alien species, same ... Read full review
Review: The Gripping Hand (Moties #2)User Review - Durval Menezes - Goodreads
Having loved the original Moties book ("The Mote In God's Eye"), this book was a great disappointment: disjointed, overly long and just plain boring plot, indifferent characters, lack of good ideas ... Read full review