Tag: Gregory Benford and Larry Niven

Shipstar (volume 2) by Gregory Benford and Larry Niven (book review).

February 22, 2016 | By | Reply More
Shipstar (volume 2) by Gregory Benford and Larry Niven (book review).

‘Shipstar’ continues the adventure started in ‘Bowl Of Heaven’ where the crew of SunSeeker encountered a solar system-sized bowl-shaped construct powered and propelled by its own sun. SunSeeker was a ramscoop spaceship en route from Earth to colonise a planet called Glory with the crew were mostly in cold sleep. The Bowl has been voyaging […]

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Bowl Of Heaven (volume one) by Gregory Benford and Larry Niven (book review).

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Bowl Of Heaven (volume one) by Gregory Benford and Larry Niven (book review).

Don’t buy this book! Or rather, don’t buy this book unless you also buy ‘Shipstar’, the book which follows. ‘Bowl Of Heaven’ is not a novel, it’s half a novel. The story ends in the middle so it isn’t a part one that can be read independently of part two, namely ‘Shipstar’. Quite why they […]

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