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Lucifer's Hammer - Larry Niven, Jerry Pournelle
Lucifer's Hammer
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The gigantic comet had slammed into Earth, forging earthquakes a thousand times too powerful to measure on the Richter scale, tidal waves thousands of feet high. Cities were turned into oceans; oceans turned into steam. It was the beginning of a new Ice Age and the end of civilization. But for... show more
The gigantic comet had slammed into Earth, forging earthquakes a thousand times too powerful to measure on the Richter scale, tidal waves thousands of feet high. Cities were turned into oceans; oceans turned into steam. It was the beginning of a new Ice Age and the end of civilization. But for the terrified men and women chance had saved, it was also the dawn of a new struggle for survival--a struggle more dangerous and challenging than any they had ever known...."Massively entertaining."CLEVELAND PLAIN-DEALER
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Format: mass market paperback
ISBN: 9780449208137 (0449208133)
ASIN: 449208133
Publisher: Fawcett Crest / Ballantine
Pages no: 629
Edition language: English
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Philosophical Musings of a Book Nerd
Philosophical Musings of a Book Nerd rated it
4.0 A disaster and post-apocalyptic novel rolled into one
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
5.0 Excellent!
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. ...
Frieda
Frieda rated it
I read that book because some say it's similiar to [b:The Stand|149267|The Stand|Stephen King|http://d.gr-assets.com/books/1213131305s/149267.jpg|1742269]. Lucifer's Hammer bears some resemblance to The Stand like apocalypse, following re-grouping and war between two groups.But there are also consid...
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Book Punks on BookLikes rated it
2.0
This review was originally published on Click Clack Gorilla.You want it in a nutshell, here it is. This book is fun to read. High cheese factor, shallow plastic characters, and hugely problematic depiction of women and anyone who isn’t white, but page turning.But maybe you won’t think its cheesy. M...
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