Becalmed in hell
Howie's spaceship had a malfunction...but it might be only psychosomatic!
Wait it out
He was trapped on Pluto...and all his assets were frozen!
The borderland of Sol
Forward possessed the ultimate weapon...but no one would ever see it!
The jigsaw man
The organ banks want you...now!
Cloak of anarchy
They were free to be anything but violent...but that wasn't enough!
plus eight other great stories in Niven's spectacular cycle of the future...and, special for this volume, a complete Niven bibliography and a detailed chronology of all his Known Space stories!
About the Author
Larry Niven is a prolific American science fiction writer. His best known works are a collection of short stories and books informally referred to as "Tales of Known Space". The first book in the Known Space series is Ringworld, and it received Hugo, Locus, Ditmar, and Nebula awards. Niven has also written fantasy novels, including the series The Magic Goes Away. He has also collaborated with fellow science fiction authors Jerry Pournelle and Steven Barnes on several books.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
A very good book for those who like short stories. Each tale also provides a little bit of insight into the background of Known Space, especially great if you have already read some or all of the Ringworld series.