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Ringworld's Children returns series protagonist Louis Wu to the titular world. Louis and his friend The Hindmost, an alien of the Pierson's puppeteer race, are prisoners of the Ghoul protector Tunesmith, a Ringworld native, who is deliberately provoking the warships that surround his world. All the star-faring races of Known Space have sent warships to the Ringworld, and they are already at the brink of war. If fighting breaks out, the near-indestructible Ringworld will be destroyed: dissolved by antimatter weapons.
The Ringworld series is so complex and ambitious that Ringworld's Children opens with a glossary and a cast of characters, inclusions that even many Known Space fans will need. Newcomers to Niven's artificial planet should start with Ringworld. --Cynthia Ward --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
I honestly do not think I can finish it - which is probably the worst thing I can say about a book.
Ringworld Throne was a sub par book at best, and certainly well beneath the rest of Niven's work in this universe.
The stories move a little too slow for my tastes but there is multiple character development to enliven them.
Seems lacking in the thrill that Ring World gives you.I expected a lot more from this novel but it doesn't deliver what I was accustom to, from reading Ring World and Return to... Read morePublished 1 month ago by VG Roaming Reporter
any fan of Larry Niven will enjoy this novel.The fans of Louis Wu will find this a great read,plus any fan of the Known SPACE SERIES.Thank you for the great read,much appreciatedPublished 1 month ago by floyd
I have long been a fan of Larry Niven. This was an unknown sequel to one of my favorite series by him. I really enjoyed finding and reading it. Read morePublished 3 months ago by dale edmonds
Enjoyed the book. It follows the "family" of books in style and story, but I enjoy the fact that it stands on its own.Published 4 months ago by Claudia Castillo
This writer is prolific and high quality science fiction. All books in the series are great reading. Highly recommend all of them.Published 6 months ago by Sidney Hoopengardner
Its just so good i find it hard to describe just how good it really is, but regardless the point is that it's really good.Published 6 months ago by Kevin
I absolutely LOVE the Ringworld! I have the entire series in hardback now (9 if you include the Fleet of Worlds series). One of my favorites book series of all time. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Jantzen S. Gambill
A good story. Nothing is ever as good as the original but I would certainly recommend this. Hmm. I need three more words in this review. This should take care of That problem. Read morePublished 9 months ago by Jan From Earth