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Limits

(1985)
A collection of stories by

 
 
A masterful mix of fantasy and science fiction.
LIMITS. Two aliens fascinated by man's fondness for defining boundaries decide to make sure he doesn't get out of the habit.
THE LION IN HIS ATTIC. Seventy-six years after Atlantis drowned, a sorceress and a prince learn to their dismay that not all lions eat red meat.
TABLE MANNERS. When the proprietor of the Draco Tavern is invited to dine with some carnivorous etees, he brings along a xenobiologist to coach him in alien etiquette. But he forgets that he is already outfitted with the oldest guide of all.
A TEARDROP FALLS. In his youth, Hilary Gage had fought men and studied the ravages of Berserkers. As a machine, he terraformed planets and lay in wait . . . .
YET ANOTHER MODEST PROPOSAL. At last, a solution to the problem of radioactive wastes that costs nothing and yields an immodest profit.
Plus lots more!

Genre: Science Fiction

Used availability for Larry Niven's Limits

Hardback Editions

1985 : UK Hardback

Title: Limits
Author(s): Larry Niven
ISBN: 0-356-12731-1 / 978-0-356-12731-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: TBS The Book Service Ltd
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Paperback Editions

August 2019 : USA Paperback
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Title: Limits
Author(s): Larry Niven
ISBN: 1-61242-069-9 / 978-1-61242-069-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Phoenix Pick
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August 1986 : UK Paperback
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Title: Limits (Orbit Books)
Author(s): Larry Niven
ISBN: 0-7088-8201-3 / 978-0-7088-8201-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Orbit
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January 1985 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: Limits
Author(s): Larry Niven
ISBN: 0-345-32142-1 / 978-0-345-32142-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Ballantine Del Rey
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Kindle Editions

December 2011 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Limits
Author(s): Larry Niven
Publisher: Phoenix Pick
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