At last, all the Beowulf Shaeffer stories in one volume—plus a brand-new story and never-before-seen material linking them all together.
Crashlander Beowulf Shaeffer has long been one of the most popular characters in Known Space. Now, for the first time ever, Larry Niven brings together all the Beowulf stories—including a breand-new one—in one long tale of exploration and adventure!
Neutron Star Beowulf Shaeffer uncovers one of the puppeteers’ greatest secrets.
At the Core Beowulf Shaeffer learns something that scares the puppeteers into fleeing Known Space.
Flatlander Beowulf Shaeffer meets the love of his life and discovers a haunted planet.
Grendel Beowulf Shaeffer solves a mystery, foils a kidnapping, and rescues an alien.
The Borderland of Sol Beowulf Shaeffer stops a mass murderer and destroys the ultimate weapon.
Procrustes An exciting new story in which Beowulff Shaeffer loses his head—literally.
PLUS—an all-new framing story that pulls together all of Beowulf Shaeffer’s adventures and allows Shaeffer and his family to make a clean start at life once and for all!
Larry Niven was born in 1938 in Los Angeles, California. In 1956, he entered the California Institute of Technology, only to flunk out a year and a half later after discovering a bookstore jammed with used science-fiction magazines. He graduated… More about Larry Niven