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King David"s spaceship

Jerry Pournelle

King David"s spaceship

by Jerry Pournelle

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Published by Futura in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementJerry Pournelle.
SeriesAn Orbit book
The Physical Object
Pagination332p. :
Number of Pages332
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15125717M
ISBN 100708880878
OCLC/WorldCa16538850

  New Take On Old Tale: Novelist Retells King David's Story Geraldine Brooks is a Pulitzer Prize winning historical novelist. Her latest book "The Secret Chord," tells the story of King David. NPR's.   Geraldine Brooks is a master at bringing the past alive, imbuing history with living, breathing characters who allow us to understand the very difficult task of being human.

The first two-thirds of King David's Spaceship are a rewrite of A Spaceship for the King, published in The final 1/3 is completely new material, which extends the original story. The two books should not be combined. A substantially different version of a portion of this work appeared in Analog Science Fiction under the title A Spaceship for the King/5(13). Second major setting of King David's Spaceship. A waterworld with two moons, many islands, huge icecaps, and one continent surrounded by shallow ocean. It has an highly eccentric orbit and axis tilit. Two large islands called Jessel Island and Bhara are above the continent, but are uninhabbitable due to a cold climate.

View all covers for A Spaceship for the King (logged in users can change User Preferences to always display covers on this page) Reviews Review .   Robert A. Heinlein's story "Destination Moon" became a sensation after the movie DESTINATION MOON, directed by Irving Pichel, produced by George Pal, set designs by the great artist Chesley Bonestell and with Heinlein as collaborator on the screenplay, was released in king davids spaceship. book by larry niven. book by jack williamson Brand: Spectrum Literary Agency, Inc.


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'A Spaceship for the King' was the title of the original serial version in Analog Magazine. Jerry added a few new scenes when it was packaged as a novel and published under the title 'King David's Spaceship'. The book is interesting for the characters and the environment/5.

King David's Spaceship - Kindle edition by Pournelle, Jerry. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading King David's Spaceship/5(55).

I lucked into this book when I went to read J.R Pournelle's sequel to "The Mote in God's Eye" It said that "King David's Spaceship" was set in the same universe, and I found it sitting on my bookshelf. Despite the title, King David plays only a minor role, and there is not reference to the King David of the Bible (as I though there might be)/5(68).

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Buy a cheap copy of King David's Spaceship book by Jerry Pournelle. Pocket Timescape paperback issued in ; first paperback edition. This is a rewritten version of the author's novel, A Spaceship for the King, and takes Free shipping over $/5(5).

King David’s Spaceship Ap hafiz Set in the far future world of humanity’s intergalactic Second Empire, Colonel Nathan MacKinnie, mercenary and former rising star in the Empire’s Navy, is given a secret – and dangerous – assignment by the governor of his home planet Prince Samual’s World. Buy King Davids Spaceship by Jerry Pournelle (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(46). King David's Spaceship Jerry Pournelle. View Larger Image. THE YEAR IS THE IMPERIAL NAVY HAS INVADED PRINCE SAMUAL'S WORLD The superior weaponry of the CoDominium Empire has brought unity to the Samualans — at the cost of their liberty.

Their last bid for freedom is to create a space program. But the knowledge to build a starship /5. Jerry Pournelle. King David's Spaceship. The novel forms part of Pournelle’s Future History known as the CoDominium series. Chronologically, it is second to last in the series, contemporaneous with events in The Mote in God’s Eye.

In content it resembles Pournelle’s military fiction series Falkenberg’s Legion, also from the CoDominium series, in that it is the.

I lucked into this book when I went to read J.R Pournelle's sequel to "The Mote in God's Eye" It said that "King David's Spaceship" was set in the same universe, and I found it sitting on my bookshelf.

Despite the title, King David plays only a minor role, and there is not reference to the King David of the Bible (as I though there might be)/5(46).

‎Set in the far future world of humanity’s intergalactic Second Empire, Colonel Nathan MacKinnie, mercenary and former rising star in the Empire’s Navy, is given a secret – and dangerous – assignment by the governor of his home planet Prince Samual’s World.

MacKinnie is to accompany the Empire’. Get this from a library. King David's spaceship. [Jerry Pournelle] -- The year is The Imperial navy has invaded Prince Samual's world. The only freedom lies in building a space program but knowledge to build a starship is extinct.

Colonel Nathan MacKinnie. 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.

King David’s Spaceship is an expanded version of A Spaceship for the King. The novel originally serialized in Analog starting December This was also the last issue edited by John W.

Campbell. A disappointingly superficial ""pre-quel"" to the Niven-Pournelle success, The Mote in God's Eye. Here the future-history focus is on Prince Samual's World—a down-at-heels planet that's been contacted by the CoDominium Imperial Navy from the outer galaxies.

The World is about to be made a slave state, mainly because it has fallen into a technological Dark Ages. King David's Spaceship [Pournelle, Jerry] on *FREE* shipping on eligible orders. King David's SpaceshipReviews: Editions for King David's Spaceship: (Paperback published in ), (Paperback published in ), (Kindle Edition published in   Book of the Week: King David’s Spaceship.

King David’s Spaceship was written by the, alas, late Jerry Pournelle; and if you have not read it, it is an excellent story that manages to incorporate espionage, medieval-era combat, and interstellar travel into a seamless mass that only looks easy when you’re not trying to duplicate the trick.

I hadn’t in the course of my readings, read King David’s Spaceship, however, and so I figured I would honor his prolific and fruitful life by remedying that, of which I spent the last week doing. King David’s Spaceship is a story about a fallen human imperium which is slowly reclaiming worlds that have lost technology, been disconnected.

Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. King David's spaceship by Jerry Pournelle; 8 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Science fiction. King David's Spaceship By Jerry Pournelle - FictionDB.

Cover art, synopsis, sequels, reviews, awards, publishing history, genres, and time period.The Tommyknockers Formats: Hardcover / Paperback / TV Miniseries / DVD First Edition Release Date:November, Synopsis: Writer Bobbi Anderson becomes obsessed with digging up something she's found buried in the woods near her home.

With the help of her friend, Jim Gardener, she uncovers an alien spaceship. Still, it can be overlooked in light of the rest of the book. Since getting into Vance and Anderson and the like, I’ve become a fan of this implementation of science fiction – high tech mixed with low tech; swords and spaceships.

It’s a lot of fun. If I were rating King David’s Spaceship, I’d probably give it 4/5. Good stuff.