Beowulf's Children by Larry Niven

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In the sequel to the best-selling The Legacy of Heorot the coauthors of Footfall pit the descendants of the immortal warrior, Beowulf, against monsters that dwarf the fearsome Grendel. 100,000 first printing. $100,000 ad/promo.
 

About Larry Niven

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Larry Niven received his B.A. in mathematics in 1962. 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 Niven's most well-known creation is Ringworld, a distant planet that may be taken as a metaphor for Earth, as it was once great but has since fallen into decay. Jerry Pournelle (right), a past winner of the John W. Campbell Award, has collaborated with Niven on numerous bestsellers. He has also written such successful solo novels as "Janissaries" and "Starswarm". He lives in Studio City, California.Larry Niven and Jerry Pournelle were the joint winners of the 2005 Robert A. Heinlein Award. He is the author of 15 novels & as many teleplays has been nominated for Hugo & Cable Ace Awards. He lives in Longview, Washington, with his novelist wife Tananarive Due & his daughter Nicki.
 
Published November 1, 1995 by Tor Books. 382 pages
Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy, Literature & Fiction, Action & Adventure. Fiction

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And, despite several deaths, so fanatical does Aaron become that he will murder the colonists' revered old security chief, Cadmann Weyland, rather than abandon his dream.

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This sequel to the authors' bestselling The Legacy of Heorot (1987), in which ``Earth Born'' colonists vanquished an alien life-form known as the Grendels (hence the title here), starts slowly. The co

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This sequel to the authors' bestselling The Legacy of Heorot (1987), in which ``Earth Born'' colonists vanquished an alien life-form known as the Grendels (hence the title here), starts slowly. The co

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