Ringworld: Part one
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Ringworld: Part one

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In Ringworld, two-hundred-year-old human Louis Wu is recruited by a two-headed alien named Nessus to join him, a catlike warrior alien named Speaker, and the infinitely lucky human Teela Brown to explore an alien artefact. They find a Ringworld, a ribbon millions of miles long built around a distant sun. The civilization has fallen into savagery, though, and after crashing into the Ringworld, Louis must come up with a clever plan to get back to known space, hundreds of light years away. This manga series is aimed at Niven's adult audience with YA crossover potential.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 272 pages
  • 127 x 191 x 20mm | 263.08g
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations throughout
  • 0765324628
  • 9780765324627
  • 453,437

Review quote

"His tales have pulse-pounding narrative drive. Niven is a true master!" --Frederik Pohl

"Excellent and entertaining...woven together very skillfully and proceed[ing] at a pretty smooth pace." --Algis Budrys on Ringworld

"This rousing sequel to the classic Ringworld continues the adventures of Louis Wu and Speaker-to-Animals on that fantastic planet." --School Library Journal on The Ringworld Engineers; also selected as An ALA Best Book for Young Adult
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About Larry Niven

LARRY NIVEN is the Hugo and Nebula Award-winning author of the Ringworld series, along with many other science fiction masterpieces. He lives in Chatsworth, California. ROBERT MANDELL is the creator and co-writer for the bestselling series, Avalon: Web of Magic. Animated television credits include The King and I, Ace Ventura, Pet Detective (Executive Producer), among others. SEAN LAM is an artist/illustrator who lives in Singapore and is best known for doing the art for It Takes a Wizard.
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182 ratings
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4 25% (46)
3 38% (69)
2 7% (13)
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