Editorial Reviews. About the Author. Larry Niven has won the prestigious Hugo Award five Inconstant Moon – Kindle edition by Larry Niven. Download it once. Inconstant Moon by Larry Niven – book cover, description, publication history. 3 of 5 stars. This tale poses an interesting scenario and question: you realize that this is your last night on Earth, or more correctly, Earth’s last.

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You’ve successfully reported this review. Feb 22, James Thomas rated it really liked it Shelves: Although this book would easily lend itself to such, nonetheless.

He is like your tricky old grandma, diverting your mind off ‘flue’ by story telling, while serving chocolates with pills skillfully hidden in. Apr 16, S. Oct 21, Rob rated it really liked it. A man picks up a hitchhiker who tries to rob incontant.

Thinking back, I have to wonder at the dense lack of scientific knowledge of the characters in the book. Unfortunately, he himself suffers inconstnt same fate as the original colonists—all of which he commits to his log, which is later recovered.

Inconstant Moon by Larry Niven

Some were a bit naive and I was beginning to think the book was not that good, but the last story was excellent. Asteroid miner Owen Jennison is found dead in an apartment on Earth, apparently of suicide: A light-hearted end-of-the-world short story by one of the sci-fi greats.

I have nigen acquaintance with raccoons and ferrets. However here I think in my naive early reading days is a story which truly captivated me – Inconstant Moon.


Inconstaht 09, Steven rated it liked it. He co-authored a number of novels with Jerry Pournelle. Inconstant Moon by Larry Niven. Death by Ecstasy Another story in Known space, dealing with organleggers. Refresh and try again. The creation of thoroughly worked-out alien species, which are very different from humans both physically and mentally, is recognized as one of Niven’s main strengths Laurence inconsrant Cott Niven’s best known work is Ringworld Ringworld, 1which received the Hugo, Locus, Ditmar, and Nebula awards.

Open Preview See a Problem? Writers of the Future Volume Views Read Knconstant View history. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. What would you do if you found out the world would end in a few hours? Has the sun gone nova and these are their last few hours alive?

This book contains many short science fiction stories – some of which go towards his loosely collected body of work – Tales of known space. The things that made it drove a space explorer raving mad.

Retrieved from ” http: The creation of thoroughly worked-out alien species, which are very different from humans both physically and mentally, is recognized as one of Niven’s main strengths.

Please try again later. English Choose a language for shopping. May 03, Jimmy Pedersen rated it really liked it Shelves: Similar statements hold for ” One Face ” Muller, a smuggler with a cargo of precious magnetic monopolesattempts to mooon Mars the ‘hole’ of the title; to spacers, planets are merely gravity wells to be lary if possible as a means to whip his ship to a new orbit that will enable him to escape the customs authorities who are chasing him.

inconstnt The climax definitely had a twist to it and overall, I felt satisfied when Koon got to the last page, and not like I was left hanging or with too many unanswered questions, as seems to often be the case with many of today’s writers who are probably setting the stage for some sort of sequel. Be aware, this is a short story not a full novel or collection. I love the big scale, “what-if” stories Larry Incomstant writes, overlayed with a great plot and interesting characters.

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The title should be at least 4 characters long. Archived from the original on March 28, Eventually, Gil is captured by the organlegging gang, until, under threat of being harvested alive for his organs, his “third arm” – a psychologically limited form of psychokinesis — allows him to kill his captor in spite of being completely bound.

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His investigations lead him to people associated with organlegging — the illicit handling and sale of spare body-parts. All the Myriad Ways.

Jun 19, York rated it really liked it Shelves: The California Voodoo Game. Review “Inconstant Moon” is the quintessential hard science fiction short story; no fantasy elements and taking place in our real world.