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Endymion (GOLLANCZ S.F.) by Dan Simmons
Endymion (GOLLANCZ S.F.) by Dan Simmons
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
'You are reading this for the wrong reasons'.

The very first line in 'Endymion' the third part of Simmons spectacular Hyperion series. Reading the several negative reviews posted on Amazon and around the web by irate customers claiming this was not a satisfactory continuation of this story, you have to ask yourself how they missed the glaring warning from Simmons.

'If you are reading this because you are a fan of the old poet's Cantos and are obsessed with curiosity about what happened to the lives of the Hyperion pilgrims, you will be disappointed' he continues. Both of these quotes occur in the first two paragraphs. He's practically urging readers not to compare… Read more
Paperwork ~ Volcano!
Paperwork ~ Volcano!
I still do not know what to make of this band. Live they're incredible, on record they're.... an acquired taste. Like the key experimental elements of Radiohead caught in an electromagnetic storm with the nuances of Deerhoof and Dirty Projectors, one thing true of Volcano! is that they are a unique outfit. A thoroughly engaging record, just don't expect to be won over instantly.
Dolores ~ Bohren & der Club of Gore
Dolores ~ Bohren & der Club of Gore
My first foray into the Club of Gore and what and adventure it was. Impossibly dense and ridiculously slow, this funereal sound of apocalyptic jazz and rock dynamics should be required listening if the world does eventually implode.

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