Ilium

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Harper Collins, 2009 M10 13 - 752 páginas

The Trojan War rages at the foot of Olympos Mons on Mars -- observed and influenced from on high by Zeus and his immortal family -- and twenty-first-century professor Thomas Hockenberry is there to play a role in the insidious private wars of vengeful gods and goddesses. On Earth, a small band of the few remaining humans pursues a lost past and devastating truth -- as four sentient machines depart from Jovian space to investigate, perhaps terminate, the potentially catastrophic emissions emanating from a mountaintop miles above the terraformed surface of the Red Planet.

 

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Crítica de los usuarios  - ChristopherSwann - LibraryThing

Dan Simmons has one hell of an imagination. Add to that an impressive ability to juggle multiple plot lines and sheer writing talent, and it's hard to beat Simmons. I still think THE TERROR is one of ... Leer comentario completo

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Crítica de los usuarios  - elenchus - LibraryThing

Simmons here is nothing if not ambitious: not only does he imagine a far future with attendant technology and exotic planetary locations, he lifts meaty sections of The Iliad (events, personages, and ... Leer comentario completo

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Dan Simmons is the Hugo Award-winning author of Hyperion and The Fall of Hyperion, and their sequels, Endymion and The Rise of Endymion. He has written the critically acclaimed suspense novels Darwin's Blade and The Crook Factory, as well as other highly respected works, including Summer of Night and its sequel A Winter Haunting, Song of Kali, Carrion Comfort, and Worlds Enough & Time. Simmons makes his home in Colorado.

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