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Beowulf"s children

Larry Niven

Beowulf"s children

by Larry Niven

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Published by Tor in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementLarry Niven,Jerry Pournelle & Steven Barnes.
SeriesTom Doherty Associates book
ContributionsPournelle, Jerry, 1933-, Barnes, Steven, 1938-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3564.I9
The Physical Object
Pagination382p. :
Number of Pages382
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21261637M
ISBN 100312855222

A powerhouse trio of science fiction greats has united to further explore the planet Avalon, first introduced in their classic novel The Legacy of Heorot."Once upon a long, long time ago, our parents and grandparents left a place called Earth. The. Hrethel has four children: three sons and Beowulf's mother. His oldest son, Hygelac, follows him as king. Hygelac is king of the Geats during Beowulf's time, and Beowulf's uncle.

This is also called Beowulf's Children, and deals with what happens to a future generation on the planet Heorot. They have some knowledge of what goes on around the planet now, of course, but they still have to deal with it, and keep trying to forge ahead and create a civilisation. Not as interesting as the first book/5(6). Beowulf's Children (Book): Niven, Larry: ""Once upon a long, long time ago, our parents and grandparents left a place called Earth. They traveled across the stars in a ship called Geographic to find paradise."" "Camelot is an island paradise for some perhaps, but not for us. There dwell monsters. These huge hulking inhabitants, called Grendels, bring only death and destruction to humankind.".

BOOK TWO IN THE CLASSIC HEOROT SERIES FROM GENRE LEGENDS LARRY NIVEN, JERRY POURNELLE, AND STEVEN BARNES. Some twenty years have passed since the passengers and crew of the starship Geographic established a colony on the hostile alien world of Avalon. In that time, a new generation has grown up in the peace and serenity of the island paradise of Camelot, ignorant of the . Buy Beowulf's Children First Edition by Niven, Larry, Pournelle, Jerry, Barnes, Steven (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.4/5(56).


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A strong warrior name Beowulf, sailed across the seas to defeat. Beowulf stayed the night in Herot, waiting for the arrival of Grendel. When Grendel came, Beowulf. defeated him with his bare hands. To prove that Grendel was defeated, Beowulf took one of Grendel's boots and hung.

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LARRY NIVEN is the author of the Ringworld series and many other science fiction and fantasy masterpieces. His many honors include the Nebula, five Hugos, four Locuses, two Ditmars, the Prometheus, and the Robert A. Heinlein Award. JERRY POURNELLE () was an essayist, journalist, and science fiction author best known for his collaborations with Niven, including Inferno /5(70).

Larry Niven is the multiple Hugo and Nebula Award-winning author of the Ringworld series, along with many other science fiction masterpieces. With Jerry Pournelle, he is the author of the all-time SF classic The Mote in God's Eye, and subsequent books in the series, as well as the novels in the Heorot lives in Chatsworth, California.

Jerry Pournelle was a master of military science /5(13). The Dragons of Heorot (also published as Beowulf's Children) is a very different kettle of fish. It gets off to a slow start. Then it hits a slow middle. Finally there is a bit of an upsurge, but then it dies a slow death.

It’s not just that it’s a bad book, but it’s got too big boots to fill/5. Beowulf's Children Larry Niven Jerry Pournelle Steven Barnes. View Larger Image. BOOK TWO IN THE CLASSIC HEOROT SERIES FROM GENRE LEGENDS LARRY NIVEN, JERRY POURNELLE, AND STEVEN BARNES. Some twenty years have passed since the passengers and crew of the starship Geographic established a colony on the hostile alien world of Avalon.

In that time. 'Beowulf' is an epic poem with adventure, monsters, dragons, and, of course, a good hero. Find out about the history of this famous poem and how the story ends in this lesson. Beowulf's Children (Book): Niven, Larry: "Some twenty years have passed since the passengers and crew of the starship Geographic established a colony on the hostile alien world of Avalon.

In that time, a new generation has grown up in the peace and serenity of the island paradise of Camelot, ignorant of the Great Grendel Wars fought between their parents and grandparents and the monstrous.

Beowulf's Children suffers from an identity crisis—unsure if it's erotica, or science fiction. Confused by that indecision, it doesn't do a very good job of being either one.

Lacking in actual sci-fi content, or even action, the authors have decided to fill-in with seemingly endless musings on sex.

Get this from a library. Beowulf's children. [Larry Niven; Jerry Pournelle; Steven Barnes] -- "A new generation is growing up on the island paradise of Camelot, ignorant of the Great Grendel Wars fought when their parents and grandparents first arrived on Earth.

Setting out for the mainland. Larry Niven is the multiple Hugo and Nebula Award-winning author of the Ringworld series, along with many other science fiction masterpieces. With Jerry Pournelle, he is the author of the all-time SF classic The Mote in God's Eye, and subsequent books in the series, as well as the novels in the Heorot lives in Chatsworth, California.

Jerry Pournelle was a master of military science 4/5(55). Buy Beowulf's Children by Larry Niven, Jerry Pournelle, Steven Barnes online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 6 editions - starting at $ Shop now. A powerhouse trio of science fiction greats has united to further explore the planet Avalon, first introduced in their classic novel The Legacy of Heorot.

"Once upon a long, long time ago, our parents and grandparents left a place called Earth. They traveled across the stars in a ship called Geographic to find paradise." A new generation is growing up on the island paradise of. LARRY NIVEN is the author of the Ringworld series and many other science fiction and fantasy masterpieces.

His many honors include the Nebula, five Hugos, four Locuses, two Ditmars, the Prometheus, and the Robert A. Heinlein Award. JERRY POURNELLE () was an essayist, journalist, and science fiction author best known for his collaborations with Niven, including Inferno 4/5(72).

children.” Besides being a fine story, Beowulf is of great interest because it is our earliest epic, that is, the oldest poem in the Anglo-Saxon language which tells of noble deeds in noble words. In the British Museum there is a little book, worn and brown with age, spoiled by fire and water.

Yet it is not so brown and old, it is not so spoiledFile Size: KB. Larry Niven, Author, Jerry Pournelle, With, Steven Barnes, With Tor Books $ (0p) ISBN COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

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Beowulf's Children, Volume 2 | BOOK TWO IN THE CLASSIC HEOROT SERIES FROM GENRE LEGENDS LARRY NIVEN, JERRY POURNELLE, AND STEVEN BARNES. Some twenty years have passed since the passengers and crew of the starship Geographic established a colony on the hostile alien world of Avalon.The book opens with the colonists learning how to live without the sharp and nimble minds they all once had.

pages. Beowulf's Children: Beowulf's Children is a sequel to The Legacy of Heorot. The book was published in the United Kingdom as The Dragons of Heorot in The novel concerns the actions and fate of the second generation of Seller Rating: % positive.Sequel to The Legacy of Heorot (), in which heroic colonists from Earth battled supercharged alien dinosaurs known as ``grendels.'' On planet Avalon, the children of the original colonists are growing up fast.

Now masters of the small island Camelot, they're eager to test their mettle against the unknown mainland, where grendels are still plentiful and other dangers undoubtedly lurk.