- ISBN 9780575099487 / 0575099488
- Title Fall of Hyperion
- Author Dan Simmons
- Category Science Fiction
- Format Paperback
- Year 2012
- Pages 560
- Publisher Orion Publishing Co
- Imprint Gollancz
- Language English
- Dimensions 132mm x 197mm x 37mm
The critically acclaimed and bestselling sequel to HYPERION.
The mysterious Time Tombs are opening and the Shrike that has risen from them may well control the fate of all mankind. The Ousters are laying seige to the Hegemony of Man and the AIs we created have turned against us to build the Ultimate Intelligence; God. The God of Machines. His genesis could mean annihilation for man. Something is drawing the hegemony, the Ousters, the AIs, the entire universe to the Shrike.
Dan Simmons won the WORLD FANTASY AWARD for his first novel, SONG OF KALI, inspired by his travels in India. In the 1990s he rewrote the SF rulebook with his Hyperion Cantos quartet. He has also written thrillers. Alongside his writing he maintains a career as a college lecturer in English Literature in the USA.