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Dan Simmons

A stunning tour de force filled with transcendent awe and wonder, Hyperion is a masterwork of science fiction that resonates with excitement and invention, the first volume in a remarkable epic by the multiple-award-winning author of The Hollow Man.On the world called Hyperion, beyond the reach of galactic law, waits a creature called the Shrike. T...
Publish Date
August 15
First Published in 1989
Goodreads rating
Jun 19, 2018
@aaronecarroll That's because it is the best book.      source
Jan 03, 2021
OMW directly influenced by: Starship Troopers, book AND film; Half-Life; Dan Simmons' Hyperion series; and rather quite a few films with snappy dialogue and a three-act structure BUT SPECIFICALLY Nora Ephron's bits in Sleepless in Seattle where Sam talks about missing his wife.      source
Jul 18, 2020
@yrechtman sci fi is the only genre some essentials: dan simmons - Hyperion @GreatDismal Neuromancer, second book is my favorite The Quantum Thief / Le Flambeur trilogy - the whole trilogy is delightful and obvi three body problem is epic full list:      source
Feb 11, 2020
📚 Here are the books I recommend reading most:      source
Aug 06, 2020
The flying tree ship, Yggdrasill, from the Hyperion books by Dan Simmons <- Give it a read, one of the best sci-fi books of our times.      source
Nov 29, 2018
@alwayssendingit Hyperion, Dune, Forever War, Shadow and Claw, Count of Monte Cristo, Ian Banks' Culture series      source