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Publisher's Summary

Come back to the Ringworld - the most astonishing feat of engineering ever encountered. A place of untold technological wonders, home to myriad humanoid races, and world of some of the most beloved science fiction stories ever written.
The human Louis Wu; the puppeteer known as the Hindmost; Acolyte, son of the Kzin called Chmeee: legendary beings brought together once again in the defense of the Ringworld. Something is going on with the protectors. Incoming spacecraft are being destroyed before they can reach the Ringworld. Vampires are massing. And the Ghouls have their own agenda - if anyone dares approach them to learn.
Each race on the Ringworld has always had its own protector. Now it looks as if the Ringworld itself needs a protector. But who will sit on the Ringworld throne?
Larry Niven is the multiple Hugo and Nebula award–winning author of the Ringworld series, along with many other science fiction masterpieces. His Beowulf’s Children, coauthored with Jerry Pournelle and Steven Barnes, was a New York Times bestseller. He lives in Chatsworth, California.
©1996 Larry Niven (P)2011 Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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Critic Reviews

“Readers who remember Ringworld from earlier encounters will no doubt relish the latest installment of the saga.” ( New York Times Book Review)
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By J. Gowan on 07-28-15

Rishathra,Rishathra,Rishathra

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I enjoy the series but i am sick of the constant interruption of the plot for Rishathra.

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5 of 5 people found this review helpful


By Arenlor on 08-12-13

If you liked the first two, don't bother

What could have made this a 4 or 5-star listening experience for you?

While the quality is great, the book itself is crap.

Would you ever listen to anything by Larry Niven again?

I wouldn't bother listening if this is what he's turned into.

Which scene was your favorite?

I really did not enjoy the book at all.

If you could play editor, what scene or scenes would you have cut from The Ringworld Throne?

I didn't listen past the first hour.

Any additional comments?

Just don't bother if you liked the first two, especially if you liked the first.

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3 of 3 people found this review helpful

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By John B Parkin on 06-11-16

An excellent presentation.

To get the most out of it read / listen to Book 1 (at least) and Book 2. Incredible characters, plots and themes. A book that will, like the others from Larry Niven, be listened to many times.

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1 of 1 people found this review helpful


By Edvardas C. on 11-24-17

It's pretty good.

Can't see any flaws. Everyone should read/listen to the ringworld series in my honest opinion. Let your imagination go wild. Attempt to grasp the scale of the ringworld.

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