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    Escape from Hell (Tor Science Fiction) (Paperback) By (author) Larry Niven, By (author) Jerry Pournelle

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    DescriptionAllan Carpenter escaped from hell once but remained haunted by what he saw and endured. He has now returned, on a mission to liberate those souls unfairly tortured and confined. Partnering with the legendary poet and suicide, Sylvia Plath, Carpenter is a modern-day Christ who intends to harrow hell and free the damned. But now that he's returned to this Dantesque Inferno, can he ever again leave?


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    Title
    Escape from Hell
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Larry Niven, By (author) Jerry Pournelle
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 346
    Width: 107 mm
    Height: 170 mm
    Thickness: 20 mm
    Weight: 181 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780765355409
    ISBN 10: 076535540X
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: SCI
    DC21: 813.54
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: F2.2
    BIC subject category V2: FL
    B&T Book Type: FI
    DC22: FIC
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    B&T Merchandise Category: MMP
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 21300
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 80
    DC22: 813/.54
    Ingram Subject Code: FS
    Libri: I-FS
    LC subject heading: ,
    B&T General Subject: 720
    B&T Approval Code: P26305000
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Approval Code: P26106070
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: FIC028000, FIC028010
    B&T Approval Code: P26106420
    LC classification: PS3564.I9 E83 2010
    BIC E4L: SCF
    Edition statement
    Reprint
    Publisher
    St Martin's Press
    Imprint name
    Tor Books
    Publication date
    30 March 2010
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Author Information
    Larry Niven is the award-winning author of the Ringworld series, along with many other science fiction masterpieces, and fantasy novels including the Magic Goes Away series. He has received the Nebula Award, five Hugos, four Locus Awards, two Ditmars, the Prometheus, and the Robert A. Heinlein Award, among other honors. He lives in Chatsworth, California. Jerry Pournelle is an essayist, journalist, and science fiction author. He has advanced degrees in psychology, statistics, engineering, and political science. He lives in Studio City, California.
    Review quote
    ""Inferno" is quite literally a cake walk through hell. I kid you not, Niven and Pournelle have had the chutzpah to rewrite Dante's "Inferno" as if they were some hybrid of Roger Zelazny, Robert Heinlein, and Phil Jose Farmer. You are right there in the nether-reaches of the ultimate Sam Peckinpah movie with all the matter-of-fact solidity of a Hal Clement novel."--Norman Spinrad, author of "Mexica" "A dazzling tour de force."--Poul Anderson, author of "For Love and Glory """ "A fast, amusing and vivid book, by a writing team noted for intelligence and imagination."-- Roger Zelazny "The somber beauty of "Inferno" brought up to the twentieth century with care and humor and with some sins Dante didn't even suspect."--Frank Herbert, author of "Dune"