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Olympos

Simmons, Dan

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ISBN 10: 0380978946 / ISBN 13: 9780380978946
Published by EOS, New York, 2005
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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Title: Olympos

Publisher: EOS, New York

Publication Date: 2005

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good

Edition: First Edition First Printing

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A companion to Ilium finds the briefly allied Achilles and Hector laying siege to the home of the gods, inadvertently triggering a massive conflict between humanity and such powerful beings as Setebos, Prospero, and Caliban. 75,000 first printing.

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"Ambitious, witty, moving: Simmons at his best." -- Kirkus Reviews

"Insanely ambitious . . . Ilium and OLYMPOS together solidify [Simmons's] reputation as one of science fiction's genuine modern masters."--San Francisco Chronicle

"[OLYMPOS] manages to mix great literary pastiche with some highly original storytelling...thoughtful, inventive, clever and action-packed."--Sunday Denver Post

"Philosophy, physics and literature 101, wrapped up in the trappings of Buck Rogers-style space opera: great fun."--St. Louis Post-Dispatch

"Fans of epic, action-driven science fiction will talk about this inventive and highly-addictive thriller for years."--School Library Journal

"A thoughtful but fast-paced tale that will leave heads spinning and hearts racing."--Newark Star Ledger

"Explores the relationship of history and culture to the idea of humanity. An exceptional creation."--Library Journal (starred review)

"Ambitious, witty, moving: Simmons at his best."--Kirkus Reviews

Explores the relationship of history and culture to the idea of humanity. An exceptional creation. --Library Journal (starred review)"

[OLYMPOS] manages to mix great literary pastiche with some highly original storytelling...thoughtful, inventive, clever and action-packed. --Sunday Denver Post"

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