Lucifer's Hammer by Larry NivenLucifer's Hammer by Larry Niven

Lucifer's Hammer

byLarry Niven, Jerry Pournelle

Mass Market Paperback | May 12, 1985

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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 more dangerous and challenging than any they had ever known....
"Massively entertaining."
Niven received his B.A. in mathematics in 1962. During his first year of writing, all he received were rejection slips, but his first novel, World of Ptavvs (1966), was a success and launched his career. Niven has won five Hugos and one Nebula award, testimony that his colleagues in the science fiction world respect his work. Perhaps N...
Title:Lucifer's HammerFormat:Mass Market PaperbackDimensions:640 pages, 6.86 × 4.15 × 1.05 inPublished:May 12, 1985Publisher:Random House Publishing Group

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ISBN - 10:0449208133

ISBN - 13:9780449208137

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