reviewed Hyperion by Dan Simmons (Hyperion Cantos, #1)

Dan Simmons: Hyperion (Paperback, 1995, Bantam Spectra) 4 stars

On the world called Hyperion, beyond the reach of galactic law, waits a creature called …

Review of 'Hyperion' on 'Goodreads'

2 stars

eh? I don't see all the hype. Too much poetry and philosophy/history about poetry. I read SCIFI for escapism and thought-provoking concepts, not for an educating in poetry.

This book was basically 7 different stories with a thin thread binding them all. In which this thread isn't even addressed in this book. Forget it, I'm not reading the next book. I give up. I hate poetry; it's so unreadable and unintelligible, and absolutely self absorbed. Yuk!