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Two hundred and seventy-four years after the fall of the WorldWeb in Fall of Hyperion, Raoul Endymion is sent on a quest. Retrieving Aenea from the Sphinx before the Church troops reach her is only the beginning. With help from a blue-skinned android named A. Bettik, Raoul and Aenea travel the river Tethys, pursued by Father Captain Frederico DeSoya, an influential warrior-priest and his troops. The shrike continues to make enigmatic appearances, and while many questions were raised in Hyperion and Fall of Hyperion, still more are raised here. Raoul's quest will continue in at least one more volume.
This series has something for everyone: Simmons's prose is imaginative and stylistically varied; point-of-view and time-scale are handled with finesse; the action is always gripping; the device of Old Earth allows Simmons to work in entertaining references to present-day culture; and the technology raises bizarre questions of ethics and morality in its use of repeated death and resurrection. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
After a recent foray into the horror field (Fires of Eden, LJ 11/15/94), the multitalented Simmons returns to the sf genre with a sequel to the Hugo Award-winning Hyperion (Doubleday, 1989) and The Fall of Hyperion (LJ
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Hyperion est une des meilleures séries de science-fiction que j'ai lues, si c'est pas la meilleure!Published 4 months ago by MC5686
Third novel in the Hyperion Cantos, Endymion marks a change in style, providing fewer ideas but more action, as the naive eponymous hero attempts to fulfil his mission across the... Read morePublished on April 12 2007 by A. J. Cull
I can see how some might be disappointed by this book and it's sequel when relating them to the first two books. Read morePublished on June 19 2003 by Harvey H. Meeker
I don't know why anyone who read the Hyperion series would be disappointed by either Endymion or The Fall of Endymion. Read morePublished on March 9 2003 by Zardoz the Guitar hero
Taken on its own, it's a decent book. Unfortunately for this book and its sequel, it will always be compared to the original masterpieces of "Hyperion" and "Fall of Hyperion". Read morePublished on Dec 4 2002 by "reuben_clamzo"
Endymion is the first of two sequels to the "Hyperion Cantos", which consists of the two excellent novels Hyperion and The Fall of Hyperion. Read morePublished on Oct. 16 2002 by Ritesh Laud
Whereas typical writers introduce, fill in, and conclude their stories, Simmons' Hyperion books just start and then slowly end. Read more