A gift from earth

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Walker, 1970 - Fiction - 254 pages
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User Review  - DaveA - Goodreads

I read this probably 30 years ago the first time. Since Niven has written more books in his "known space" series recently (over the past 5 to 10 years), I decided to re-read the books I had read long ... Read full review


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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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