The Barsoom Project

The Barsoom Project by Larry Niven

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Laurence van Cott Niven (born April 30, 1938) is an American science fiction writer. He is best known as the author of the novel "The World-Ring" (1970), which received the awards "Hugo", "Locus", "Ditmar" and "Nebula". His work is "solid" (natural science) fantasy, combining the principles of serious science and theoretical speculation. Also in his work there are usually elements of detective and adventure.  Biography Larry Niven was born in Los Angeles, California. He briefly attended the California Institute of Technology in Pasadena, the University of California, Los Angeles, graduated in 1962 from the University of Washburn, Topeka, Kansas, with a bachelor`s degree in mathematics (with a degree in psychology). Since then, he has lived in the suburbs of Los Angeles, including Chatsworth and Tarzana, becoming a professional writer. He inherited a large amount of money from his grandfather, Edward L.

Doheny.  Career Niven is the author of many science fiction novels a...

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Laurence van Cott Niven (born April 30, 1938) is an American science fiction writer. He is best known as the author of the novel "The World-Ring" (1970), which received the awards "Hugo", "Locus", "Ditmar" and "Nebula". His work is "solid" (natural science) fantasy, combining the principles of serious science and theoretical speculation. Also in his work there are usually elements of detective and adventure.  Biography Larry Niven was born in Los Angeles, California. He briefly attended the California Institute of Technology in Pasadena, the University of California, Los Angeles, graduated in 1962 from the University of Washburn, Topeka, Kansas, with a bachelor`s degree in mathematics (with a degree in psychology). Since then, he has lived in the suburbs of Los Angeles, including Chatsworth and Tarzana, becoming a professional writer. He inherited a large amount of money from his grandfather, Edward L. Doheny.  Career Niven is the author of many science fiction novels and short stories, starting with the 1964 short story "The Coldest Place"; five-time winner of the Hugo Prize. Other awards include the Nebula, Ditmar and Locus magazine awards. In 1967, Niven received the Hugo Award for Best Short Story - Neutron Star. He received the same award in 1972 ("The Fickle Moon") and 1975 ("Man - Black Hole"). In 1976 he received the Hugo Award for Best Novel - Frontier Sunshine. Niven also writes scripts for various sci-fi shows, including Land of the Lost and the animated series Star Trek (The Slave Owner`s Weapon). He adapted one of his short stories ("The Fickle Moon") for the television series Outer Limits. In recent years, he has frequently co-authored with Jerry Pournelle and / or Steve Barnes. A significant part of Niven`s novels and stories is included in the Known Space cycle. [collapse collapsed title = Bibliography] Known Space Series Ring World 1. Ring World (1970) 2. Ring Engineers (1979) 3. Larry Niven`s Guide to the Ring World (1994) / co-authored with Kevin Stein 4. Throne of the Ring (1996) 5. Children of the Ring (2004) * The World of the Ptavvs (1966) * Gift from Earth (1968) * Neutron Star (collection) (1968) * Appearance of Space (collection) (1969) * Defender (1973) * Stories A Famous Cosmos: The Universe of Larry Niven (compilation) (1975) * The Long Arm of Gil Hamilton (1976) * Girl of Patchwork (1980) Co-authored with Jerry Purnel * Hell (1976) * Hammer of Lucifer (1977) * Pledge of Allegiance (1982) * Walk (1985) Moshkits 1. A midge in the apple of God (1974) 2. A grasping hand (1993) Golden Road (the action takes place in the same world as the Magic leaves) 1. Burning city (2000) 2. Burning tower (2005) Heorot (co-authored with Steve Barnes and Jerry Purnel) 1. The Land of Heorot (1987) 2. The Dragons of Heorot (Children of Beowulf) (1995) 3. The Road of Destiny (1997) / Authorship of Niven Seri only I Dream Park (co-authored with Steve Barnes) 1. Dream Park (1981) 2. The Barsum Project (1989) 3. The California Voodoo Game (1992) 4. Anansi Landing Party (1982) The State ») 1. World out of Time (1976) 2. Integral Trees (1984) 3. Smoke Ring (1987) The Magic Is Going Series 1. Magic Is Going (1978) 2. Magic Can Return (1981) 3. More Magic (1984) ) 4. The Time of the Warlock (1984) Novels * The Flying Sorcerers (1971) / co-authored with David Gerrold * Fallen Angels (1991) / co-authored with Jerry Pournel and Michael Finn * Choice of Achilles (1992) / co-authored with Steve Barnes * Race on Saturn (2000) / co-authored with Steve Barnes * Building the Harlequin Moon (2005) / co-authored with Brenda Cooper [/ collapse] Official site: http://www.larryniven.org/ fan site (eng.): http: //www.larryniven.org/