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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 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...

  • Author: Dan Simmons
  • Publish Date: 1990-02-01
  • Book Awards

    Won 2 awards in total (2 unique awards)
  • 1 Hugo
  • 1 Locus Science Fiction

  • Nominated for 1 (1 unique awards)
  • 1 Arthur C. Clarke

  • Book Award Years
    1992 Authur C. Clark Award Nominated: Hyperion
    1990 Hugo Winner: Hyperion
    1990 British Science Fiction Association Award Nominated: Hyperion
    1990 Locus Science Fiction Winner: Hyperion

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    By: Ravel
    2013-03-26 08:33:32

    Read it years ago and is one of those series that stay with you.

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    By: Anonymous
    2014-03-08 05:39:13

    This book is in no way light reading, and if you're not in the right frame of mind I doubt anyone could get through it. That being said the story of the curciform really drew me in and the world he built is some of the best science fiction out there.

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    By: Anonymous
    2014-07-05 08:59:32

    I have read this book no less than 10 times. I enjoy it as much each time.

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