Re: Ben Bova's COLONY

Rodrick Su (
Mon, 28 Dec 1998 23:04:11 -0800 (PST)

On Mon, 28 Dec 1998, Erik Schultz wrote:

> > The new reprint just went on sale (1998, Avon Eos, ISBN 0-380-79315-6) and
> > the cover illustration is much less detailed. It's based on some of the
> > earliest sketches of the cylinder and doesn't show anything of the interior
> > -- the three skylight windows are hardly even recognizable as windows.
> > Worst of all, there are *four* mirrors, not three!
> Yeah, I saw that in the bookstore just today, and I was going to point
> it out... I skipped it and bought Niven's "The Ringworld Throne" instead,
> which seems to have been a mistake so far... ah well.

Some folks on rec.arts.sf.written call it "The Ringworld Throw", or the
feeling you get when you want to throw it against the wall.

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