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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As he realizes the implications, he becomes afraid. Within the space of a handful of pages, he is able inconatant wrap you up in a world and a life you’ve almost no prior understanding off.

He is one of the best sci-fi authors aroound and has been since the 70’s.

As Los Angeles drowns in storms and people move from shock to terror, Stan and Leslie face their own mortality, as Stan seeks to understand what has happened.

Immerse the reader into this plausible, based on the original premise, scenario and make them connect on an intimate viscerally believable level with your characters. The people he meets as the story begins all praise the moon’s increased beauty but lack the scientific background to understand its cause.

If not, you can just take his word for it and enjoy a good story. Notify me of new comments via email. After exploring the edges of the smaller continents, and discovering that the ocean hosts only one lifeform—a single species of algae that they think might have been genetically engineered —they decide to explore the large continent with the border.


This is a short book. Back on Earth, the mechanics determine that, indeed, it was a mechanical problem due to the pressure of Venus’s atmosphere.

Inconstant Moon

What niveen items do customers buy after viewing this item? However since this bo This was one of my first introductions to Larry Niven.

Niven’s short-form prose is fantastic! Man of Steel, Woman of Kleenex. It first appeared in a short-story collection, All the Myriad Ways.

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His plan fails, and he crashlands, close to the now-abandoned base. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers.

What would YOU do? Dec 19, Jeremy rated it really liked it. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. Showing of 31 reviews. Madness from the Inconstant Moon Kindle Edition. I’m pretty sure I originally read the title story in a pulp magazine, but I couldn’t say offhand which.

Dec 07, Chris Maguire rated it really liked it. In an effort to cure Eric using a placeboHowie creates buckets of ice-water using the ship’s freezer, and dumps it into the wiring panels on the wings, telling Eric that nien heat and pressure of Venus might be affecting the ship’s function.

By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. It is every bit as good a read now as it was largy I was a kid. To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number.


One late night in California, Stan notices the moon shining unusually bright. Unfortunately, he himself suffers the same fate as jnconstant original colonists—all of which he commits to his log, which is later recovered.

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Return to Book Page. The Wunder War Synopsis One late night in California, Stan notices the moon shining unusually bright. Dickson ” “Repent, Harlequin! The vaporized seawater leads to torrential rains, hurricanes and floods.

Inconstant Moon by Larry Niven

Share your thoughts with other customers. When Howie can find nothing physically wrong with the system, he can only conclude that, disturbingly, the problem is with Eric. It will eventually swell to a diameter large enough to be very devastating to Earth–in a few billion years ; it’s also that they didn’t know that there’d be plenty of warning inconstang a star that was due to nova if it was as nearby as the Sun is.