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Dan Simmon's 1989 science-fiction novel is acclaimed for its unique structure, references, and style. We take a closer look at how it interrogates our expectations of genre to explore a complex host of themes. Thank you to Chris Marlton for coproducing this episode.
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- Throwback Thursday: The Mind-Altering Scope of Dan Simmons’ Hyperion Cantos
- Better to travel hopefully: Dan Simmons’s Hyperion
- Dan Simmons World-class maker of worlds
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- The one huge problem with Dan Simmons’ sci-fi mystery Hyperion
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