Brand: Spectra Books

Product Code: 9780553572940

Availability:Out of stock

$8.99 8.99
Brief Description:
"Bantam Spectra science fiction"--Spine.


Brief Description:
Sequel to: Hyperion and The fall of Hyperion.


Biographical Note:
Dan Simmons, a full-time public school teacher until 1987, is one of the few writers who consistently work across genres, producing novels described as science fiction, horror, fantasy, and mainstream fiction, while winning major awards in all these fields. His first novel, Song of Kali, won the World Fantasy Award; his first science fiction novel, Hyperion, won the Hugo Award. His other novels and short fiction have been honored with numerous awards, including nine Locus Awards, four Bram Stoker Awards, the French Prix Cosmos 2000, the British SF Association Award, and the Theodore Sturgeon Award. In 1995, Wabash College presented Simmons with an honorary doctorate in humane letters for his work in fiction and education. He lives in Colorado along the Front Range of the Rockies.


Jacket Description/Flap:
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.


Marc Notes:
Bantam Spectra science fiction--Spine.;Sequel to: Hyperion and The fall of Hyperion.


Review Quotes:
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


Publisher Marketing:
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"



Publisher Marketing:
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.


Review Citations:
  • Wilson Fiction Catalog 04/11/2019 (EAN 9780553572940, Mass Market Paperbound)
  • Library Journal Prepub Alert 09/01/1995 pg. 152 (EAN 9780553100204, Hardcover)
  • Kirkus Reviews 11/01/1995 pg. 1535 (EAN 9780553100204, Hardcover)
  • New York Times 01/28/1996 pg. 26 (EAN 9780553100204, Hardcover)
  • New York Times 06/16/1996 pg. 39 (EAN 9780553100204, Hardcover)
  • NY Times Notable Bks of Year 01/01/1996 pg. 94 (EAN 9780553100204, Hardcover)
  • Library Journal 09/01/1995 (EAN 9780553100204, Hardcover)
  • Wilson Fiction Catalog 04/11/2019 (EAN 9780553100204, Hardcover)