Tag: Jerry Pournelle

Jerry Pournelle dies … another of the classic science fiction masters gone.

September 9, 2017 | By | Reply More
Jerry Pournelle dies … another of the classic science fiction masters gone.

Author Jerry Pournelle’s children have now told us that their famous father passed away yesterday, aged 84. He’d only just made his – now sadly last – appearance at DragonCon where he was in fine form as always. Jerry pioneered the military SF sub genre. Hell, he almost invented it. Several of his novels were set in […]

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Escape From Hell by Larry Niven and Jerry Pournelle (book review).

April 20, 2014 | By | Reply More
Escape From Hell by Larry Niven and Jerry Pournelle (book review).

Larry Niven should need no introduction to readers of Science Fiction. The creator of ‘Known Space’, he is perhaps best known for ‘Ringworld’, which won the Nebula, Hugo and Locus awards. Jerry Pournelle is also a successful SF author, although eclipsed by his writing partner, he has also included aerospatial science in his career. Together, […]

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