Lucifer's Hammer (Mass Market Paperbound)

By Larry Niven, Jerry Pournelle

Del Rey Books, 9780449208137, 640pp.

Publication Date: May 12, 1985



The gigantic comet had slammed into Earth, forging earthquakes a thousand times too powerful to measure on the Richter scale, tidal waves thousands of feet high. Cities were turned into oceans; oceans turned into steam. It was the beginning of a new Ice Age and the end of civilization. But for the terrified men and women chance had saved, it was also the dawn of a new struggle for survival--a struggle more dangerous and challenging than any they had ever known....
"Massively entertaining."