Mote in God’s Eye, The, by Niven, Larry & Jerry Pournelle

In the history of SF there have been innumerable team-ups by authors. Pohl and Kornbluth. Dickson and Anderson. Zelazny and Dick. Moore and Kuttner. But in my opinion there has never been a greater team than Larry Niven and Jerry Pournelle. These two pretty much renewed the entire genre by going through many of the major themes and producing a blockbuster (and very Heinleinian) novel for each. 1976 brought us Inferno, an odd religion book which was a modern interpretation of Dante's[…]

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