Title Profile & Character Information

Ringworld

Annotation
In this prize-winning book, 4 unique characters are sent to explore a distant place called Ringworld. A sequel is The Ringworld Engineers (1985).

Awards
1971  Hugo Awards
1971  Locus Awards
1970  Nebula Awards

Characters
NameWu, Louis
GenderMale
OccupationScientist
TraitsHuman
Cynic

NameBrown, Teela
GenderFemale
TraitHuman

NameSpeaker-to-Animals
OccupationDiplomat
TraitAlien

NameNessus
TraitAlien

GenreFiction
Science fiction
    --Hard
    --Alien worlds
Adventure
Classic
TopicsArtifacts
Space exploration
Mysteries
Overpopulation
Human extinction
Colonization
SettingOuter space
Circular, artificial, terraformed habitat light years from Earth that orbits its own sun
Structure that is 1,000,000 miles wide, has a circumference of 600,000,000 miles, and has about 3,000,000 times the surface area of Earth


Series
  Ringworld series
1Ringworld
2The Ringworld engineers
3The Ringworld throne
4Ringworld's children