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Hyperion
Books in series4
UNABRIDGED
(4.2 based on 8471 ratings)
  • 1

    Hyperion

    • UNABRIDGED (20 hrs and 44 mins)
    • By Dan Simmons
    • Narrated By Marc Vietor, Allyson Johnson, Kevin Pariseau, and others
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (3695)
    Performance
    (2244)
    Story
    (2266)

    On the world called Hyperion, beyond the law of the Hegemony of Man, there waits the creature called the Shrike. There are those who worship it. There are those who fear it. And there are those who have vowed to destroy it. In the Valley of the Time Tombs, where huge, brooding structures move backward through time, the Shrike waits for them all.

    aaron says: "A LESSON in How to Write Smart, Dark, ADULT SciFi"
    A LESSON in How to Write Smart, Dark, ADULT SciFi

    First off, this review pertains only to THIS book. I have no idea how the rest of the books in this series are. As many reviews point out, this book i..Show More »

    Reviewed on April 28 2012 by aaron (los angeles, CA, United States)
  • 2

    The Fall of Hyperion

    • UNABRIDGED (21 hrs and 49 mins)
    • By Dan Simmons
    • Narrated By Victor Bevine
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (2178)
    Performance
    (1267)
    Story
    (1292)

    In the stunning continuation of the epic adventure begun in Hyperion, Simmons returns us to a far future resplendent with drama and invention. Onthe world of Hyperion, the mysterious Time Tombs are opening. And the secrets they contain mean that nothing - nothing anywhere in the universe - will ever be the same.

    Darwin8u says: "Hyperion is FALLEN, am I too to fall?"
    Hyperion is FALLEN, am I too to fall?

    Am I to leave this haven of my rest,
    This cradle of my glory, this soft clime,
    This calm luxuriance of blissful light,
    These crystallin..Show More »

    Reviewed on June 15 2012 by Darwin8u (Mesa, AZ, United States)
  • 3

    Endymion

    • UNABRIDGED (23 hrs and 21 mins)
    • By Dan Simmons
    • Narrated By Victor Bevine
    Overall
    (1378)
    Performance
    (775)
    Story
    (788)

    Here, Simmons returns to this richly imagined world of technological achievement, excitement, wonder and fear. Endymion is a story about love and memory, triumph and terror - an instant candidate for the field's highest honors.

    David says: "A fine Part II of the Hyperion Cantos"
    A fine Part II of the Hyperion Cantos

    Although it takes place centuries after The Fall of Hyperion, Endymion seems to pick up right after the end of the last book. This is the third book i..Show More »

    Reviewed on September 06 2012 by David (Halethorpe, MD, United States)
  • 4

    The Rise of Endymion

    • UNABRIDGED (29 hrs and 52 mins)
    • By Dan Simmons
    • Narrated By Victor Bevine
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (1220)
    Performance
    (699)
    Story
    (705)

    In the stunning continuation of the epic adventure begun in Hyperion, Simmons returns us to a far future resplendent with drama and invention. On the world of Hyperion, the mysterious Time Tombs are opening. And the secrets they contain mean that nothing - nothing anywhere in the universe - will ever be the same.

    Chad says: "Simmons' Magnum Opus"
    Simmons' Magnum Opus

    This is the crowning finale to Dan Simmons' sprawling Hyperion Cantos. There are resolutions, big reveals, and shocking twists a-plenty, but Simmons ..Show More »

    Reviewed on March 01 2009 by Chad (Louisville, KY, USA)