Daniel Bonning

Location: Toronto, Ontario Canada


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The Fall of Hyperion by Dan Simmons
The Fall of Hyperion by Dan Simmons
After reading Hyperion, well....if you made your way through it, you likely won't be able to resist this second installment of Simmons' 4-book space saga. Fall continues the story of the Shrike pilgrims in a narrative format and many of the msyeries of the first novel are gradually explained. The unravelling of multiple subplots is handled well by Simmons and the ultimate conclusion comes out of relativistic left field at Hawking Drive velocities. Bit by bit, we find out that everything is not what it seems and some of the ideas that Hyperion engered in its readership are turned on their proverbial heads. Despite being long (like all the books in the series - where was the editor?!), I… Read more

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