Dan Simmonds

(b. 1948)

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(1948– )

American science fiction author, born in Peoria, Illinois. His epic Hyperion (1989) employs literary echoes—including the life of John Keats—to begin a metaphysical space opera. Ilium (2003) likewise draws upon Homer, with post‐humans observing events from the Iliad.


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