In the first book of this award-winning series, a huge architectural ring is constructed in outer space. In time it will house the inhabitants of the dying Earth. A whole new world is emerging, a world of huge dimensions, encompassing an area three million times the area of the Earth. Ringworld has a gravitational field and high walls to preserve its atmosphere. Its proximity to the sun maintains the new planet's climate. With those kinds of resources at its disposal, humankind can begin anew -- but not without meeting the disquieting challenges of a brave new world. Breath- taking ingenious from start to finish, RINGWORLD is fast becoming a science fiction classic.
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A new place is being built, a world of huge dimensions, encompassing millions of miles, stronger than any planet before it. There is gravity, and with high walls and its proximity to the sun, a livable new planet that is three million times the area of the Earth can be formed. We can start again!
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Book Description Sphere Books Limited, 1983. Paperback. Book Condition: Acceptable. Darkened tan to the page edges. Minor Shelfwear. Acceptable: a readable copy. All pages and the cover are intact (dust cover may be missing). Pages can include considerable notes--in pen or highlighter--but notes cannot obscure the text. Most items will be dispatched the same or the next working day. Bookseller Inventory # mon0005568187
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Book Description Penguin / Sphere, 1988. Soft cover. Book Condition: Good: Moderate signs of wear. Cover Art: Chris Moore (illustrator). 1973 Edition. © 1970: 1st in the 'Ringworld' series of books. 16th printing of 1973 edition:- Review(s): Tremendous acclaim for Larry Niven's brilliant award-winning epic of deep-space adventure: "'Ringworld is the best of the newest wave, the return to classical hard-science fiction of the kind popular in the Golden Age. Niven's imagination is 3-D and detailed, and his style is lucid and appealing" - Frederik Pohl / "Magnificent" - James Blish / "Larry Niven's imagination takes an astronomical leap with the creation of 'Ringworld' in which he postulates a solar satellite which actually encircles its sun. What more could any SF fan ask for? - Oxford Mail / "Totally believable. One is impressed most by Mr Niven's universe. And the way he exploits vast spaces, dizzying mathematics, and huge units of time and matter" - The Observer / "Enthralling" - The Scotsman:- (original cost £3.50). Bookseller Inventory # 11.001.00833
Book Description Book Condition: Good. Crease to front cover. Wear to spine and cover edges. Tanning to page edges. Bookseller Inventory # T038132