Mote in God's Eye (1993, Doubleday Books) 4 stars

Science fiction classic about the rise, fall and subsequent rise of a civilization where the …

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5 stars

Quite simply The Mote in God's Eye is one of the top five science fiction works ever written. Niven & Pournelle started out to create the ultimate First Contact novel, and they did it. If you have any interest at all in Space Opera Science Fiction, The Mote in God's Eye is your next book.