Endymion

Endymion

By (author) Dan Simmons

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The multiple-award-winning science fiction master returns to the universethat is his greatest triumph--the world of "Hyperion" and "The Fall ofHyperion" --with a novel even more magnificent than its predecessors.Dan Simmons's "Hyperion" was an immediate sensation on its firstpublication in 1989. This staggering multifaceted tale of the far futureheralded the conquest of the science fiction field by a man who had already wonthe World Fantasy Award for his first novel ( "Song of Kali" ) and had alsopublished one of the most well-received horror novels in the field, "CarrionComfort." "Hyperion" went on to win the Hugo Award as Best Novel, andit and its companion volume, "The Fall of Hyperion," took their rightfulplaces in the science fiction pantheon of new classics.Now, six years later, Simmons returns to this richly imagined world oftechnological achievement, excitement, wonder and fear. "Endymion" is astory about love and memory, triumph and terror--an instant candidate for thefield's highest honors.Praise for Dan Simmons"Extraordinary." -- "Isaac Asimov's Science Fiction Magazine" "A magnificently original blend of themes and styles." -- "The Denver Post" "Simmons masterfully employs SF's potential." -- "Locus"

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  • Paperback | 563 pages
  • 104.14 x 172.72 x 33.02mm | 272.15g
  • 31 Dec 1996
  • Bantam Doubleday Dell Publishing Group Inc
  • Bantam USA
  • New York
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 0553572946
  • 9780553572940
  • 7,430

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Praise for Dan Simmons "Extraordinary."--"Isaac Asimov's Science Fiction Magazine" "A magnificently original blend of themes and styles."--"The Denver Post" "Simmons masterfully employs SF's potential."--"Locus"

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The multiple-award-winning science fiction master returns to the universe that is his greatest triumph--the world of "Hyperion and "The Fall of Hyperion --with a novel even more magnificent than its predecessors. Dan Simmons's "Hyperion was an immediate sensation on its first publication in 1989. This staggering multifaceted tale of the far future heralded the conquest of the science fiction field by a man who had already won the World Fantasy Award for his first novel ("Song of Kali) and had also published one of the most well-received horror novels in the field, "Carrion Comfort. "Hyperion went on to win the Hugo Award as Best Novel, and it and its companion volume, "The Fall of Hyperion, took their rightful places in the science fiction pantheon of new classics. Now, six years later, Simmons returns to this richly imagined world of technological achievement, excitement, wonder and fear. "Endymion is a story about love and memory, triumph and terror--an instant candidate for the field's highest honors.

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