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Ringworld (Ringworld, Bk 1)
Ringworld - Ringworld, Bk 1
Author: Larry Niven
A new place is being built, a world of huge dimensions, encompassing millions of miles, stronger than any planet before it. There is gravity, and with high walls and its proximity to the sun, a livable new planet that is three million times the area of the Earth can be formed. We can start again!
PBS Market Price: $8.09 or $4.19+1 credit
ISBN-13: 9780345333926
ISBN-10: 0345333926
Publication Date: 9/12/1985
Pages: 352
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.

3.9 stars, based on 200 ratings
Publisher: Del Rey
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
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This book made me go out and get my hands on every other "known space" book he wrote. From the Flatlander era to Crashlander to Ringworld and beyond, some of the greatest sci-fi ever told.
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winner of both the Hugo and Nebula awards, and the start to one of the most memorable science fiction series around.
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Very good sci-fi
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what can you say about an all time classic. hasn't aged like some other scifi. good pace. original. fun.
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I haven't read anything sci fi for awhile..but do like sci fi if well written and the world building is realistic and not to over the top...I have been reading vampire and more adventure and fantasy like that lately but I read this and Loved it.. what a wonderful story and what cool but dangerous place! it was very imaginative to make a world like this.. and the book was very exciting.. Id love to read more about ring world.. and the characters were really well written. some books are so good its like your there.. and forget about the real world and this is one of those books.. I highly recommend it!
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Larry Niven puts you in the cockpit while exploring an entirely mind bending new world. This book elicits the feeling that you're right there with the protagonists as they are the first to lay eyes upon something truly wondrous. It's definitely worth the read!
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A Golden Age Classic, full of imagination and clever characterizations. A high science concept becomes the focal point of an interesting read. Recommended. I have no idea how such a voracious read as I has missed this book for 40 years!
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Excellent text and a thrilling ride from cover to cover. I spent so much time trying to solve the secrets of the Rignworld, and the greatest joy is finding out there are no direct answers. I love a book that forces me to make my own conclusions.

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