Neutron Star (Known Space Series)

Neutron Star (Known Space Series)

by Larry Niven

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Overview

Hugo Award winner "Neutron Star" and seven other groundbreaking stories and novellas by the author of RINGWORLD. Well-known Niven characters -- including Beowulf Schaeffer, Sigmund Ausfaller, Nessus and other alien Puppeteers, the ferocious Kzinti -- appear in these pages. As Tom Clancy says, "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."

Product Details

BN ID: 2940016725154
Publisher: Spectrum Literary Agency, Inc.
Publication date: 04/27/2013
Series: Known Space Series
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 228,474
File size: 1 MB

About the Author

Born April 30, 1938 in Los Angeles, California. Attended California Institute of Technology; flunked out after discovering a book store jammed with used science fiction magazines. Graduated Washburn University, Kansas, June 1962: BA in Mathematics with a Minor in Psychology, and later received an honorary doctorate in Letters from Washburn. Interests: Science fiction conventions, role playing games, AAAS meetings and other gatherings of people at the cutting edges of science. Comics. Filk singing. Yoga and other approaches to longevity. Moving mankind into space by any means, but particularly by making space endeavors attractive to commercial interests. Several times we’ve hosted The Citizens Advisory Council for a National Space Policy. I grew up with dogs. I live with a cat, and borrow dogs to hike with. I have passing acquaintance with raccoons and ferrets. Associating with nonhumans has certainly gained me insight into alien intelligences. www.larryniven.net

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Neutron Star (Known Space Series) 4.6 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 5 reviews.
monado on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
I think that this is Larry Niven's first book of Known Space stories. It includes some very good ones and they are all memorable:- Neutron Star- A Relic of Empire- At the Core- The Soft Weapon- Flatlander- The Ethics of Madness- The Handicapped- Grendal
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Larry has been one of my favorite authors since I was a child. Introduced to Neutron star I was hooked on his rendition of known space. Highly suggest this line of books.
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It was an interesting read though the science was a bit dated. For the time it was written, it was great.