Let me begin here: that my slog to page 380 of Dan Simmons’ Flashback was a ribbon-deserving effort. Up until that point, tantalized by the intriguing synopsis at The Science Fiction Book Club that … more
Just finished the series. Absolutely epic reads. The last two are definitely inferior to the first two books, but Simmons does a nice job coming full circle at the end and answering some of the mysteries … more
Olympos by Dan Simmons is the sequel to Ilium. It is a sprawling and adventurous science fiction novel set in the far future. Olympos literally picks up right where Ilium left off. I strongly advise readers … more
For the most part I enjoyed Illium but there are also a lot of drawbacks to it as well. Before launching into a critique a short synopsis of the plot will set the stage. Well, maybe not so short but as … more
Beatleman1ac reviewed Hyperion.
September 12, 2000
This is a very entertainng read - well constructed and thought out science fiction which ranks it up there with "Dune" and "Ender's Game". What is particularly appealing is the way each character unfolds … more