A Hole in Space

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Ballantine Books, 1974 - Fiction - 196 pages
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User Review  - andyray - LibraryThing

This 10-story collection is unbalanced inasmuch as eight of the stories are readable and half of thole are musts. But Niven inclujded two "Stories," one of which is no story, but an explanation of ... Read full review

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User Review  - ElementalDragon - LibraryThing

A very nice collection of short stories (and an article) by the creator of the Ringworld. In fact, some of them seem to be set in the same reality stream as that vaunted construct. Perhaps all of them ... Read full review

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About the author (1974)

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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