Lucifer's Hammer: A Novel by Larry NivenLucifer's Hammer: A Novel by Larry Niven

Lucifer's Hammer: A Novel

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."
CLEVELAND PLAIN-DEALER
Larry Niven was born in 1938 in Los Angeles, California. In 1956, he entered the California Institute of Technology, only to flunk out a year and a half later after discovering a bookstore jammed with used science-fiction magazines. He graduated with a B.A. in mathematics (minor in psychology) from Washburn University, Kansas, in 1962,...
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Title:Lucifer's Hammer: A NovelFormat:Mass Market PaperbackDimensions:640 pages, 6.86 × 4.15 × 1.01 inPublished:May 12, 1985Publisher:Random House Publishing Group

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0449208133

ISBN - 13:9780449208137

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Rated 3 out of 5 by from Slow start but stick through it gets good half way through The beginning was very slow and with the constant change of characters stories hard to follow at first. Once you get half way through the novel really begins to take shape! Gives you a completely different outlook on life post apocalypse.
Date published: 2018-02-15

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