A major SF event: Larry Niven continues the classic Ringworld series.
The Ringworld is dying.
And this time even Louis Wu - captive of the hyper-intelligent alien Tunesmith - may be unable to save it. Even if Louis can escape he will then have to survive in a galaxy ravaged by interstellar war and deadly political intrigue. For the Ringworld is no longer a secret and entire civilisations now battle to control its power.
The victorious race that conquers the Ringworld will conquer the galaxy ... and no one will be able to stop them.
But Louis Wu is going to try.
Totally believable ... one is impressed most by Niven's universe and the way he exploits vast spaces, dizzying mathematics, and huge units of time and matter - THE OBSERVER
Larry Niven has ideas the size of planets - TIME OUT
Larry Niven was born in California in 1938 and studied mathematics at Washburn University, Kansas. His first published science-fiction story was 'The Coldest Place' in 1964 and he immediately established himself as a significant figure in the science-fiction world, winning four Hugos for short fiction. Ringworld is the most important novel in his future history, Tales of Known Space sequence. He has also collaborated, most notably with Jerry Pournelle on The Mote in God's Eye, Oath of Fealty, Inferno, Lucifer's Hammer and Footfall.