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Jerry Pournelle

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I’m saddened by the passing away of author Jerry Pournelle, whose novel The Mote in God’s Eye, co-authored with Larry Niven, is one of the great SF novels of the 20th century.

Larry Niven and Jerry Pournelle_1974_The Mote in God's Eye

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Author: Davide Mana

Paleontologist. By day, researcher, teacher and ecological statistics guru. By night, pulp fantasy author-publisher, translator and blogger. In the spare time, Orientalist Anonymous, guerilla cook.

7 thoughts on “Jerry Pournelle

  1. Good bye to the man who gave us John Christian Falkenberg and his Mercenary Legion.

    RIP

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  2. Along with Gordon R. Dickson (Dorsai) and David Drake (Hammers Slammers)

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  3. Pournelle wrote lively and insightful stuff on computers, including a column for Byte in the 1980’s. Jerry was a CP/M fan — he backed up his writings on 8″ floppy disks. 🙂

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  4. And I read the Dorsai stories when they were serialized in ANALOG Magazine.

    The Good Old days! 🙂

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