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Hyperion (Hyperion Series #1) -
Hyperion (Hyperion Series #1)
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Hyperion is the tale of seven people who make a pilgrimmage to a terrifying creature called the Shrike in an attempt to save mankind. Stunningly written and beautifully crafted, Simmons's Hyperion resonates with technical achievement and the excitement and wonder found only in the best SF. Reissue.
Hyperion is the tale of seven people who make a pilgrimmage to a terrifying creature called the Shrike in an attempt to save mankind. Stunningly written and beautifully crafted, Simmons's Hyperion resonates with technical achievement and the excitement and wonder found only in the best SF. Reissue.
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Format: ebook
ASIN: 9780553283686
Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
Edition language: English
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Randolph "Dilda" Carter
Randolph "Dilda" Carter rated it
4.0 Hyperion (Hyperion Series #1)
I know, I only gave it four stars where everyone else gives it five. Its actually 4-1/2 stars, but I just couldn't give it five. Why you ask? After an almost perfect novel (really a series of individually excellent loosely interconnected stories tied together by an equally good framing story), Da...
Readundant
Readundant rated it
4.0 Hyperion (Hyperion Series #1)
Tentative rating until I see how it all ends in The Fall of Hyperion. But even if that book totally doesn't pay off, this one's a killer set-up, and the first "novel in stories" I've read that truly works both as individual stories (even when they started slow, all six turned out to be engaging, and...
Chris' Fish Place
Chris' Fish Place rated it
4.0 Hyperion (Hyperion Series #1)
Hyperion is The Canterbury Tales crossed with Aliens.It works.Yet it is so much more than that.Simmons is extremely well read, and the references in this book draw heavily from English literaure, in particular the Romanitics, and especially John Keats.The story concerns seven pilgrims who are making...
Cewsh Reviews (Books)
Cewsh Reviews (Books) rated it
3.0 Hyperion (Hyperion Series #1)
I was enthralled by this book. I could not put it down to the degree that I was attempting to incorporate it into everyday life, like bathing and walking and sleeping. This book was so crazy awesome I was considering offering it a medal for heroic conduct. Then I got to the ending. This book has...
Bookstooge's Reviews On the Road
Bookstooge's Reviews On the Road rated it
4.0 Hyperion (Hyperion Cantos #1)
The Hegemony of Man, the TechnoCore[AI's] and the Ousters[humans who fled into space to escape the Hegemony] all collide on the world of Hyperion. A world where Time Tombs are in an entropic field which seems to be moving backwards. 7 travelers come together to seek the Shrike, mystical/mythical Lor...
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