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Ringworld

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Description

Winner of both the Hugo and Nebula Awards for Best Novel, RINGWORLD remains a favorite among science fiction readers. 

Louis Wu, accompanied by a young woman with genes for luck, and a captured kzin – a warlike species resembling 8-foot-tall cats -- are taken on a space ship run by a brilliant 2-headed alien called Nessus.  Their destination is the Ringworld, an artificially constructed ring with high walls that hold 3 million times the area of Earth. Its origins are shrouded in mystery.

The adventures of Louis and his companions on the Ringworld are unforgettable . . .
 
“Larry Niven’s RINGWORLD remains one of the all-time classic travelogues of science fiction — a new and amazing world and fantastic companions.”
- Greg Bear

"If there isn't a Ringworld out there somewhere, we ought to build one someday. Until then we have Larry Niven's. A rich and fantastic story." 
- Fred Saberhagen

"Our premier hard SF writer.” 
- The Baltimore Sun

"The scope of Larry Niven's work is so vast that only a writer of supreme talent could disguise the fact as well as he can." 
- Tom Clancy

"Niven is a true master." 
- Frederik Pohl

Customer Reviews

Half Decent

I read this book when it was published, and I liked it a lot. This second reading, as an old guy, leads me to think that the Ringworld itself is a great idea, but the author is incapable of putting a really good story around it. I got through it, but there were a couple of moments when I set it down, and I almost let it stay down permanently.

The Beginning

A richly fabricated epic that spawned one of the greatest Science Fiction series of all time. A must for readers of speculative fiction.

Ringworld
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  • $5.99
  • Available on iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, and Mac.
  • Category: High Tech
  • Published: Sep 10, 2015
  • Publisher: Spectrum Literary Agency, Inc.
  • Seller: Spectrum Literary Agency, Inc.
  • Print Length: 429 Pages
  • Language: English
  • Requirements: This book can only be viewed on an iOS device with Apple Books on iOS 12 or later, iBooks 1.3.1 or later and iOS 4.3.3 or later, or a Mac with iBooks 1.0 or later and OS X 10.9 or later.

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