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The Mote in God's Eye - Larry Niven, Jerry Pournelle
The Mote in God's Eye
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Writing separately, Larry Niven and Jerry Pournelle are responsible for a number of science fiction classics, such as the Hugo and Nebula Award-winning Ringworld, Debt of Honor, and The Integral Trees. Together they have written the critically acclaimed bestsellers Inferno, Footfall, and The... show more
Writing separately, Larry Niven and Jerry Pournelle are responsible for a number of science fiction classics, such as the Hugo and Nebula Award-winning Ringworld, Debt of Honor, and The Integral Trees. Together they have written the critically acclaimed bestsellers Inferno, Footfall, and The Legacy of Heorot, among others. The Mote In God's Eye is their acknowledged masterpiece, an epic novel of mankind's first encounter with alien life that transcends the genre.
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Format: mass market paperback
ISBN: 9780671741921 (0671741926)
ASIN: 671741926
Publisher: Pocket Books
Pages no: 560
Edition language: English
Series: Moties (#1)
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XLeptodactylous
XLeptodactylous rated it
0.0 The Mote in God's Eye
Yes, but Kindle.
Philosophical Musings of a Book Nerd
Philosophical Musings of a Book Nerd rated it
3.5 A political novel about first contact with extra-terrestrials
To me there seems to be something about these pre-1980's science fiction novels that I am drawn towards reading. Maybe it has something to do with being influenced by my Dad to read the Isaac Asimov novels, or more likely it has something to do with my life long passion for science-fiction. However,...
William's Book Blog
William's Book Blog rated it
3.5 The listener will nae take it, top o' the mornin', begorrah
I need to be clear that I'm reviewing the audiobook here - in print or ebook this title would fare at least one star better. L J Ganser, the narrator, has done this book no favours whatsoever. I can just about put up with his pronunciation of Murchison, which he chooses to rhyme with murk rather tha...
Book Ramblings
Book Ramblings rated it
5.0 The Mote in God's Eye
For some reason I always find Larry Niven much better with Jerry Pournelle than without; [b:Inferno|100369|Inferno (Inferno, #1)|Larry Niven|https://d.gr-assets.com/books/1388270577s/100369.jpg|2015541], [b:Lucifer's Hammer|218467|Lucifer's Hammer|Larry Niven|https://d.gr-assets.com/books/1388268115...
Chris Reher
Chris Reher rated it
4.0 The Mote in God's Eye
Feeling nostalgic about this title about First Contact. It was one of the first books I read that spurred my interest in sci-fi and speculative fiction. A classic and still an original.
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