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Ilium By Dan Simmons

Ilium
by Dan Simmons

A compelling melding of ancient Greek mythology and space opera from one of SF's masters.
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Ilium Summary


Ilium by Dan Simmons

Taking the events and characters of the Iliad as his jumping- off point, Dan Simmons has created an epic of time travel and savage warfare. Travellers from 40,000 years in the future return to Homer's Greece and rewrite history forever, their technology impacting on the population in a godlike fashion.

This is broad scope space opera rich in classical and literary allusion, from one of the key figures in 1990s world SF. Ilium marks a return to the genre for one of its greats.

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About Dan Simmons


Dan Simmons won the World Fantasy Award for his first novel, SONG OF KALI,. inspired by his travels in India. In the 1990s he rewrote the SF rulebook with his Hyperion Cantos quartet. He has also written thrillers. Alongside his writing he maintains a career as a college lecturer in English Literature in the USA.

Additional information

GOR001223497
Ilium by Dan Simmons
Dan Simmons
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Orion Publishing Co
2004-03-01
656
0575075600
9780575075603
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
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