The Fall of Hyperion

The Fall of Hyperion

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The critically acclaimed and bestselling sequel to HYPERION, from the Hugo and World Fantasy Award-winning author of The Terror, which is now a chilling TV show.

The mysterious Time Tombs are opening and the Shrike that has risen from them may well control the fate of all mankind. The Ousters are laying seige to the Hegemony of Man and the AIs we created have turned against us to build the Ultimate Intelligence; God. The God of Machines. His genesis could mean annihilation for man.

Something is drawing the hegemony, the Ousters, the AIs, the entire universe to the Shrike.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 560 pages
  • 131 x 198 x 36mm | 400g
  • Gateway
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0575099488
  • 9780575099487
  • 23,682

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Introduction by Graham Sleight

The universe is reaching a crisis point. The mysterious Time Tombs are opening and the Shrike that has risen from them may well control the fate of all humanity. The AIs we created have turned against us to build the Ultimate Intelligence - God. The God of Machines. His genesis could mean the annihilation of the entire human race.

'I am in awe of Dan Simmons' Stephen King

'State of the art science fiction . . . a landmark novel' Asimov's Science Fiction Magazine

Dan Simmons (1948-)

Born in Illinois, Dan Simmons won the World Fantasy Award for his first novel, Song of Kali. In 1990, Hyperion, the first book in the Hyperion Cantos series, won the Hugo Award for Best Novel.

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About Dan Simmons

Dan Simmons won the WORLD FANTASY AWARD for his first novel, SONG OF KALI, inspired by his travels in India. In the 1990s he rewrote the SF rulebook with his Hyperion Cantos quartet. He has also written thrillers. Alongside his writing he maintains a career as a college lecturer in English Literature in the USA.
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