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47. Re: Out of the Blue Dec 19, 2012, 21:33 mag
Creston wrote on Dec 19, 2012, 15:46:
Verno wrote on Dec 19, 2012, 15:04:
I finally got around to The Fall of Hyperion by Dan Simmons too and loved it. People tell me he becomes crazy in later books but oh well. A lot of people like Aleister Crowley too but I couldn't get into his stuff.

Hyperion was okay. Fall of Hyperion is fantastic. The Endymion ones... I'm not sure what to think. They aren't bad, per se, but they are so different from Hyperion, and in the last book he goes crazy with the sick torture porn.


Hyperion has always felt the most like... literature, to me. But Fall of Hyperion was also great.

Endymion pissed me off to no end when I started it, but it and Rise really grew on me. Totally different tone from the first two, but pretty cool.

Ilium and Olympos are also a good read, even being as absolutely ridiculous as they are. It's like reading Trojan War/Achilles&Ulysses fanfic. Awesome.
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