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Orbit, 1992 - Science fiction, American - 617 pages
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A collection of science fiction writing from all phases of the author's career, ranging from stories such as Inconstant Moon and All the Myriad Ways to extracts from his novels. They are underlined by Niven's comments and afterthoughts, together with essays by other science fiction writers.

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User Review  - Radaghast - LibraryThing

There's a good variety in this collection of Niven short stories, excerpts and articles. The articles are the most interesting parts, surprisingly. Niven is an excellent non-fiction writer and The ... Read full review

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User Review  - PghDragonMan - LibraryThing

A collection of some of Larry Niven's finest stories. It is hard to rate an anthology as some of the stories are not up to the standards of others. Overall, the outstanding stories make up fo rthe weak ones. Well worth while addition to the si-fi bookshelf of any sci-fi reader. Read full review

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About the author (1992)

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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