Three Books of Known Space

by Larry Niven

Publisher: Ballantine Books in New York

Written in English
Cover of: Three Books of Known Space | Larry Niven
Published: Pages: 574 Downloads: 228
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  • Science fiction, American.

Edition Notes

Statementby Larry Niven.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3564.I9 T48 1996
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 574 p. ;
Number of Pages574
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL985401M
ISBN 100345404483
LC Control Number96023217
OCLC/WorldCa34851622

Larry Niven is a prolific American science fiction writer. His best known works are a collection of short stories and books informally referred to as "Tales of Known Space". The first book in the Known Space series is Ringworld, and it received Hugo, Locus, Ditmar, and Nebula awards. Niven has also written fantasy novels, including the series. Since , Niven has permitted other science fiction authors to write stories set in the Known Space universe. These stories are collected in the Man-Kzin Wars series. These authors have filled in even more details of the past and future of Larry Niven's universe. Niven has written several streams of books, that are linked by time, location or characters. Niven's wikipedia entry - Larry Niven - lists his books grouped as follows: Tales of Known Space; Ringworld & the Ringworld companion series; The Man Kz. Three Books of Known Space () Tales of Known Space (reprint) A Gift From Earth (reprint) World of Ptavvs (reprint) World of Ptavvs (, originally published in a shorter version ()) The Up To Date Known Space Chronology (Version ) HTML File Updated 18 November Written by I. Marc Carlson. Back to the Known Space Page.

  One thing to watch out for is that my copy of the book has the cover above but I also have a copy of “Three Books of Known Space” which I bought so that I can read the stories “World of Ptavvs” and “A Gift from Earth”. It contains a version of “Tales of Known Space” but it is missing the story The Borderland of Sol. Check out this great listen on Three Darklanding audiobooks in one package! A frontier world. One sheriff. And all the action one spaceport can't hold. Darklanding is the Wild West of known space. Sheriff Thaddeus Fry‘s assignment as the sheriff of .

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If you've read other Niven books such as "Ringworld", you'll feel at home in Known Space, though this takes place long before that one.

"World of Ptavvs" is an excellent book, one of the best SCI-FI books I've read/5. Three Books of Known Space Paperback – Sep 3 by Larry Niven (Author) out of 5 stars 39 ratings.

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He had been trapped on Earth in a time-stasis field for two billion years. Now he was on the loose, and telepath Larry Greenberg knew everything he was thinking/5(32). The Known Space started to be populated with brazen images of aliens and description of far off worlds.

Fans began to digest these concepts with a hunger not knowing that there was more to this reality. Ringworld. Between andLarry published the Ringworld which became an instant hit.

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He had been trapped on Earth in a time-stasis field for two billion years.5/5(1). Known Space is the fictional setting of about a dozen science fiction novels and several collections of short stories written by Larry Niven. It has also become a shared universe in the spin-off Man-Kzin Wars : Larry Niven and others.

Crashlander, Protector, Three Books of Known Space, Flatlander. (not a complete list - but close I think) These give you more background on Earth, the colonies, Beowulf Shaeffer, and so on.

This is probably a good time to read the Fleet of Worlds books. Title: Three Books Of Known Space Format: Paperback Product dimensions: pages, X X in Shipping dimensions: pages, X X in Published: September 3, Publisher: Random House Publishing Group Language: English.

From the bestselling author of The Black Swan and one of the foremost philosophers of our time, Nassim Nicholas Taleb, a book on how some systems actually benefit. Larry Niven is an American author of hard science fiction, best known for his Ringworld series, which is part of the largely Known Space universe.

Much like Isaac Asimov, his books follow a set of rules, which include. Never fire a laser at a mirror. Giving up freedom for security is beginning to look naive. Three books of Known Space.

[Larry Niven] -- World of patvvs -- A gift from earth -- Tales of known space. Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search Book: All Authors / Contributors: Larry Niven. Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number: Three Books of Known Space: Known Space: Collection: A Known Space anthology spanning the entire timeline of Niven's future history.

The book is made up of World of Ptavvs, A Gift from Earth, and Tales of Known Space, with "Madness Has Its Place" replacing "The. Any softcover book which is at least " (or 19 cm) tall, or at least " ( cm) wide/deep. Type: OMNIBUS Cover: Three Books of Known Space () • by David Stevenson; Notes: • "First Edition: November ".

• Seventh printing, number line "10 9 8 7". • Art and design by David Stevenson; photos courtesy of Phototake. The book offers quick dips into the most interesting aspects of space science, but it never feels shallow.

~Sarah Lewin Read a Q&A with Wall about the book here. The Known Space book series by multiple authors includes books Ringworld, The Ringworld Engineers, The Ringworld Throne, and several more.

See the complete Known Space series book list in order, box sets or omnibus editions, and companion titles. Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif; Three Books of Known Space: Larry Niven. Here are all the Larry Niven books in reading order for his work over the last 50 or so years.

Since the author has several series published, they are listed in the order of publication, starting from Known Space, a series written between New Larry Niven Book. Conversations From the Edge: The Galaxy’s Edge Interviews, Fleet of Worlds series (a new arc about the main players in Known Space).

Novels that are not on the Known Series arc do not contribute to this sequence (e.g. "World Out of Time", "Integral Trees"). Novels that are not required but add to the background are "The Long A.R.M. of Gil Hamilton", "A Gift From Earth".

The latest Known Space novels, co-authored with Edward M. Lerner, are Fleet of Worlds, Juggler of Worlds and Destroyer of Worlds. Fleet is a welcome and enjoyable addition to the series.

While the book stands alone perfectly well, we do recommend you first read the Beowulf Shaeffer stories, including "The Borderland of Sol", and Ringworld, because the book contains spoilers. The Shape of Space ( collection) Protector ()—Hugo and Locus SF Awards nominee, ; Tales of Known Space: The Universe of Larry Niven ( collection) Three Books of Known Space ( reprint of Tales of Known Space, with "Madness Has Its Place" in place of "The Borderland of Sol", packed with World of Ptavvs and A Gift from Earth).

Best Spaceflight and Space History Books. Some of the missions and proposals discussed in the book will likely be well-known to space history buffs, but others are more obscure: Pyle dug deep. Known Space. Known Space is the name of Larry Niven's largest and best-developed "future history" series of science fiction stories.

Its most famous entry is Ringworld, one of the very few novels to win both the Hugo and Nebula awards. The most recent additions to the series are the novels Fleet of Worlds () and Juggler of Worlds (), both co-authored by Edward M. Although out-of-print, Neutron Star is a book worth getting for any fan of science fiction.

It collects several of Niven's "Known Space" short stories from his golden age of the lates, including the Beowulf Shaeffer Larry Niven created the ultimate tourist with his award-winn. The KNOWN SPACE Universe Tales of Known Space 1: Human Space World of Ptavvs Flatlander (Gil Hamilton) Protector A Gift From Earth Tales of Known Space 2: Known Space Crashlander (Beowulf Shaeffer) Ringworld Ringworld Engineers The Ringworld Throne Ringworld's Children Fleet of Worlds Juggler of Worlds Destroyer of Worlds Betrayer of Worlds.The book itself roams all over Known Space, mostly through the musings of protagonist Louis Wu.

The central concept of Ringworld is the Ringworld itself: A construct the size of the orbit of the Earth, with a habitable surface that can hold trillions of people.Let three complete books in one take you on a dazzling journey into science fiction's most famous future history: Known Space!

WORLD OF PTAVVS Kzanol was a thrint from a distant galaxy. He had been trapped on Earth in a time-stasis field for two billion years. Now he was on the loose, and telepath Larry Greenberg knew everything he was thinking.