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Ringworld Engineers, Larry Niven (Del Rey, 1980)

(Science Fiction, Classic Science Fiction, Exploration Science Fiction) Grade: Δˡ — (Delta Prime) A good read, but only if you like the genre (or subgenre). In brief: Ringworld Engineers is Larry Niven‘s follow up novel to his award winning concept … Continue reading

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Ringworld, Larry Niven (Del Rey, 1970)

Ringworld, by Larry Niven is a classic of the Science Fiction genre, but comes off as a bit dated to the modern reader, particularly in its portrayal of women. It is a fascinating idea set in an interesting world and as such is a must read to any Science Fiction aficionado, but is unlikely to appeal to fans of other genres. Continue reading

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The Draco Tavern, Larry Niven (Tor, 2006 {Blackstone Audio, Narrator: Tom Weiner})

The Draco Tavern, by Larry Niven, is a themed anthology of short stories and vignettes set in or about an inn on the edge of an alien space port built in remote Siberia. The linked but stand alone nature of the stories makes this a great vacation read for Science Fiction Fans. (For more go to: http://www.sophyanempire.com) Continue reading

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