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Come to Larry Niven’s Universe and meet all the natives: Thrints, Bandersnatchi, Puppeteers — and a host of other wonderfully created characters. Larry Niven – Neutron Star – (Short Story Collection) Niven, Larry – Neutron Star (SS Coll) Niven, Larry – Tales of Known Space – Neutron Star (b). What’s more, Larry Niven made it big and won a Hugo with his excellent story, “ Neutron Star.” The only trouble with the victory was that when I read his story I.

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Tot nu toe hebben de verhalen de tand des tijds erg goed doorstaan – het is allemaal nog best mogelijk naar de toekomst toe, wat toch al een hele prestatie op zich is. Projects Diamonds in the Sky Launchpad Astronomy Workshop Living in Brazil Spider Star The human colony on the planet Argo has long explored and exploited the technology left behind by an extinct alien race.

Beowulf Shaeffer, who is a bit of a space tourist, a bit of an adventurous Han Solo-type, is pressured by aliens to get inside the perihelion of a neutron star and live to tell the tale never mind the huge tidal forces that would stretch your body into one infinite spaghetti. A collection of early short stories by Larry Nniven that take place in his “Known Space” universe i.


Anyway this nievn a series of interconnected stories – if you accept the connection being in the majority the same character or adventures in the same universe, okay rather vague but it works for me. While explaining tidal forces to the Puppeteer, Schaeffer realizes the alien had no knowledge of tides, something that would be elementary for a sentient species living on a world with a moon.


Conceptually, this is a great story to me. Have fun, and delve into our extensive ratings and neutdon After reading neutdon collection, I will be sure to end up committing to another collection sometime in the near future. Mass Market Paperbackpages. It’s just about all you could ask for in a hardcore SF adventure. The direction is axial. Science and Science Fiction: Retrieved from ” https: It explores whether you can ever really be forgiven for your sins, even if you’ve done your penance, and shows how one person’s actions can drive a previously innocent person to commit their own crimes.

Feb 11, John D. You see, I write a science article in every issue of The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction and have beutron completed my st article as I write this. In deze band de twee volgende verhalen: Hugo Best Short Story winner Complete list Retro — — — —present.

Visit Lookitthat, Down, and Jinx — indeed, an entire galaxy of planets found only in these stories that trace man’s expansion and colonization throughout Known Space.

In fact his whole body of fiction is so cool-looking that I am surprised how none of his adventures made it to the big screen beutron.


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Bibliography by Larry Niven. There aren’t many writers so good at picturing real people in fantastic futures.

Vintage Space Travel Posters, and more. Frankly, this work stands on its own and has no need for more. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here Anyway, any pilot this close to a neutron star gets pulped, with no hope for survival, regardless of ship spin issues. Of course, one can always find minor points to quibble over: This would be a great first book to read if someone is interested in ztar into Niven’s Known Space universe, but don’t know where to begin.

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Wonderful science backed hiven fiction. This is hard sf at its best. Lees hoe Beowulf Shaeffer wordt overtuigd om dit mysterie op te lossen. Niven is known as a “hard science” writer, and it shows in a couple of these stories. Someday I really should try to read his series.

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