This best-selling science fiction novel, originally published in Mandarin in 2006 by the popular Chinese author Cixin Liu, has only recently been released in English by Tor Books. Liu writes what can best be described as “hard” sci-fi, meaning his prose is riddled with mathematical equations and terms lifted from physics textbooks. Though some of the […]
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Hyperion represents speculative fiction at its most mesmerizing. Echoing Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales, this saga of a band of pilgrims unfolds in a fantastical space opera set some seven centuries in the future. As each tale is recounted along the journey, interlocking like so many pieces to a jigsaw puzzle, an ominous day of reckoning looms […]
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