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Jerry Pournelle
Dr Jerry Eugene Pournelle was an American science fiction writer, engineer, essayist, and journalist, who contributed for many years to the computer magazine Byte, and from 1998 until his death maintained his own website and blog. show more
Dr Jerry Eugene Pournelle was an American science fiction writer, engineer, essayist, and journalist, who contributed for many years to the computer magazine Byte, and from 1998 until his death maintained his own website and blog.
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Birth date: 1933-08-07
Died: 2017-09-08
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Gosh I Wish I was a Good Writer
Gosh I Wish I was a Good Writer rated it 5 years ago
1995 - The first and best Science Fiction I ever read. I loved every second. 2016 - I thought it was time for a revisit to one of the best books I'd ever read and the book that taught me 'big & busy' was nothing to fear when picking a book. The cast of characters were many. Wes Dawson is wonderful, ...
Philosophical Musings of a Book Nerd
Well I am finally back from my trip after finally finishing this monster of a book 20 minutes before my plane touched down at Melbourne Airport (and what a horrid flight it was: I really should have put my carry on bag into the overhead locker - I so didn't need my laptop because I was too exhausted...
Gosh I Wish I was a Good Writer
Gosh I Wish I was a Good Writer rated it 6 years ago
First reading 1996:Everyone should have to read this in school. It'd without a doubt make teens love books. 2015: More than 20 years ago I read Lucifer's Hammer and I thought it was the best thing I had ever read. Since then every single big action book I've ever read has been compared to this one. ...
Luis
Luis rated it 6 years ago
First, what I love about this book: the aliens! I've never read such a believable account of what aliens might be like. The ETs in this book are totally believable. They're brilliantly described and conceived. That's because they're conceived as biological animals with the same ultimate needs as h...
YouKneeK
YouKneeK rated it 6 years ago
This book was ok, but it didn’t really grab me and keep me interested throughout the entire book. The premise is that, instead of the global warming that most people predicted, Earth entered into an ice age. Everybody’s attempts to "go green" and limit pollution actually helped hasten that ice age...
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