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Convergent Series

(1980)
A collection of stories by

 
 
This impressive collection of twenty-one stories by Larry Niven -- science fiction, fantasy, contemporary fiction, and mixed genres (detective-noir-meets-aliens) -- highlights the range of the Hugo and Nebula Award-winning author's work. From science fiction which edges toward horror ("Bordered in Black"), sf conundrums ("Singularities Make Me Nervous") to three Draco Tavern stories and many with clever twists, CONVERGENT SERIES is a feast for lovers of the short story.

"His tales have grit, authenticity, colorful characters and pulse-pounding narrative drive. Niven is a true master!"
- Frederik Pohl

"Larry Niven is one of the giants of modern science fiction."
- Mike Resnick

"Our premier hard SF writer."
- The Baltimore Sun

"Niven...lifts the reader far from the conventional world -- and does it with dash."
- The Los Angeles Times

"Niven...juggles huge concepts of time and space that no one else can lift."
- Charles Sheffield

"In creating a geologic world and in the interactions between humans and aliens, Niven is superb."
- Boston Sunday Globe

"One of the genre's most prolific and accessible talents."
- Library Journal

"The scope of Larry Niven's work is so vast that only a writer of supreme talent could disguise the fact as well as he can."
- Tom Clancy

Born April 30, 1938 in Los Angeles, California. Attended California Institute of Technology; flunked out after discovering a book store jammed with used science fiction magazines. Graduated Washburn University, Kansas, June 1962: BA in Mathematics with a Minor in Psychology, and later received an honorary doctorate in Letters from Washburn. Interests: Science fiction conventions, role playing games, AAAS meetings and other gatherings of people at the cutting edges of science. Comics. Filk singing. Yoga and other approaches to longevity. Moving mankind into space by any means, but particularly by making space endeavors attractive to commercial interests. Several times we've hosted The Citizens Advisory Council for a National Space Policy. I grew up with dogs. I live with a cat, and borrow dogs to hike with. I have passing acquaintance with raccoons and ferrets. Associating with nonhumans has certainly gained me insight into alien intelligences. www.larryniven.net

Genre: Science Fiction

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Paperback Editions

May 1986 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: Convergent Series
Author(s): Larry Niven
ISBN: 0-345-33922-3 / 978-0-345-33922-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Del Rey
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June 1983 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: Convergent Series
Author(s): Larry Niven
ISBN: 0-345-31410-7 / 978-0-345-31410-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Ballantine Books
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August 1982 : UK Paperback
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Title: Convergent Series
Author(s): Larry Niven
ISBN: 0-7088-8062-2 / 978-0-7088-8062-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Orbit
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November 1980 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: The Convergent Series
Author(s): Larry Niven
ISBN: 0-345-29566-8 / 978-0-345-29566-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Del Rey
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January 1980 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: Convergent Series
Author(s): Larry Niven
ISBN: 0-345-27740-6 / 978-0-345-27740-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Del Rey
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Kindle Editions

June 2011 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Convergent Series
Author(s): Larry Niven
Publisher: Spectrum Literary Agency, Inc.
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