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TitleLucifers Hammer
AuthorLarry Niven
ISBN0449208133
ImprintLarry Niven Ltd
Rating
Sales rank4.5
LanguageEnglish
FormatMass Market Paperback
Pages629

Description

The gigantic comet had slammed into Earth, forging earthquakes a thousand times too powerful to measure on the Richter scale, tidal waves thousands of feet high Cities were turned into oceans oceans turned into steam It was the beginning of a new Ice Age and the end of civilization But for the terrified men and women chance had saved, it was also the dawn of a new struggle for survival a struggle dangerous and challenging than any they had ever known.

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Carol.

Lucifers Hammer By Larry Niven

Full review links and all at because I am going to digress like you won t believeGood grief, reading hasn t been such a chore since Professional Nursing Practice Foundations and Concepts. And in the fiction world, Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrell. So perhaps you should take my review wi... (Sign in to see more)


Althea Ann

Lucifers Hammer By Larry Niven

The Hammer disregards all pleas not to hurt em _____There should be a name for the particular type of book that is exemplified by some popular novels published between the late 1950s and the early 1980s It s very distinctive, but hard to describe Some characteristics include an insistence on referri... (Sign in to see more)


David

Lucifers Hammer By Larry Niven

There was a time when Larry Niven was one of my favorite authors Of course, that time was when I was an immature SF geek who didn t read much else Okay, I still think Ringworld was kind of awesome And I have fond memories of some of his other collaborations with Jerry Pournelle, e.g Footfa... (Sign in to see more)


Bradley

Lucifers Hammer By Larry Niven

I just knocked this one off my top one hundred novels of all time, but I did it with a heavy heart.Memories of a novel sometimes simply don t live up to a re read.On the other hand, there are quite a few things about it that are still freaking fantastic, such as the science and the emotional impact ... (Sign in to see more)


Joe Valdez

Lucifers Hammer By Larry Niven

The next stop in my end of the world reading marathon was Lucifier s Hammer, the 1977 disaster epic by Larry Niven and Jerry Pournelle Niven was an established, Nebula Award winning author in Los Angeles when in the early 1970s, he was approached by Pournelle, an engineer with a military back... (Sign in to see more)


Henry Avila

Lucifers Hammer By Larry Niven

In deep space.A little smudge appears,near Neptune.Amateur astronomer,Timothy Hammer.Millionaire playboy.He s rather a timid, philanderer From a third generation, wealthy family.In Los Angeles Tim, inherited a big soap company.Sees the object.Through his telescope.A very unimpressive thing.But it ge... (Sign in to see more)


Donna Crupi

Lucifers Hammer By Larry Niven

My God I loved this book Back in high school I thought I wasn t a reader Then I had an English teacher, Andy Page who would suggest I read certain books This was the first one he recommended.I found out it wasn t that I didn t like to read It was that I didn t like to read crappy books Lucifer s Ham... (Sign in to see more)


Veeral

Lucifers Hammer By Larry Niven

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Terry

Lucifers Hammer By Larry Niven

Very interesting read The idea of a comet strike is a scary one, for sure, and even though this may be a little dated, the outcomes still seem pertinent While I liked the story overall, I never did really connect with the characters.


Michelle Morrell

Lucifers Hammer By Larry Niven

Lucifer s Hammer isn t just a book about a comet Lucifer s Hammer is a full on 1970s disaster film, full of polyester flared slacks and unfortunate hair All the peril and pathos of an epic apocalyptic masterpiece, set around the Hollywood normal lives of strangely familiar characters dramatically ri... (Sign in to see more)


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