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Hyperion by Dan Simmons
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it was amazing

Or The Canterbury Tales – the Space Opera. A collection of linked stories related by disparate pilgrims to the mysterious, time-twisting planet Hyperion. This is the first volume in Simmons’ epic duology relating the cataclysmic fall of a galaxy-spanning human civilisation linked by a wormhole network. Themes of religion, war, colonialism and paternal love are explored via compelling characterisation and expert plotting. I just wish I knew what the Shrike is…
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December 10, 2011 – Shelved

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message 1: by Tom (new) - rated it 5 stars

Tom Awesome book! It blew my mind. Such imagination and world building. Five stars is simply not enough.


Logan Fegenbush One of my all time favorites


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