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On the world called Hyperion, beyond the law of the Hegemony of Man, there waits the creature called the Shrike.There are those wh... Weiterlesen
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Beschreibung

On the world called Hyperion, beyond the law of the Hegemony of Man, there waits the creature called the Shrike.There are those who worship it.There are those who fear it.And there are those who have vowed to destroy it.In the Valley of the Time Tombs, where huge, brooding structures move backward through time, the Shrike waits for them all.On the eve of Armageddon, with the entire galaxy at war, seven pilgrims set forth on a final voyage to Hyperion seeking the answers to the unsolved riddles of their lives.Each carries a desperate hope--and a terrible secret.And one may hold the fate of humanity in his hands.From the Paperback edition.

Autorentext

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.



Klappentext

A stunning tour de force filled with transcendent awe and wonder, Hyperion is a masterwork of science fiction that resonates with excitement and invention, the first volume in a remarkable epic by the multiple-award-winning author of The Hollow Man. On the world called Hyperion, beyond the reach of galactic law, waits a creature called the Shrike. There are those who worship it. There are those who fear it. And there are those who have vowed to destroy it. In the Valley of the Time Tombs, where huge, brooding structures move backward through time, the Shrike waits for them all. On the eve of Armageddon, with the entire galaxy at war, seven pilgrims set forth on a final voyage to Hyperion seeking the answers to the unsolved riddles of their lives. Each carries a desperate hope-and a terrible secret. And one may hold the fate of humanity in his hands. Praise for Dan Simmons and Hyperion "Dan Simmons has brilliantly conceptualized a future 700 years distant. In sheer scope and complexity it matches, and perhaps even surpasses, those of Isaac Asimov and James Blish."-The Washington Post Book World "An unfailingly inventive narrative . . . generously conceived and stylistically sure-handed."-The New York Times Book Review "Simmons's own genius transforms space opera into a new kind of poetry."-The Denver Post "An essential part of any science fiction collection."-Booklist

Produktinformationen

Titel: Hyperion
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EAN: 9780307781888
ISBN: 978-0-307-78188-8
Format: E-Book (epub)
Herausgeber: Random House Publishing Group
Genre: Science Fiction, Fantasy
Anzahl Seiten: 496
Veröffentlichung: 12.01.2011
Jahr: 2011
Untertitel: Englisch
Dateigrösse: 1.6 MB