Ilium (Mass Market Paperbound)

By Dan Simmons

HarperTorch, 9780380817924, 731pp.

Publication Date: June 1, 2005

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Description

The Trojan War rages at the foot of Olympos Mons on Mars -- observed and influenced from on high by Zeus and his immortal family -- and twenty-first-century professor Thomas Hockenberry is there to play a role in the insidious private wars of vengeful gods and goddesses. On Earth, a small band of the few remaining humans pursues a lost past and devastating truth -- as four sentient machines depart from Jovian space to investigate, perhaps terminate, the potentially catastrophic emissions emanating from a mountaintop miles above the terraformed surface of the Red Planet.



Praise For Ilium

“[Ilium] will leave most readers waiting breathlessly for the next installment...utterly addictive.”
-Kirkus Reviews

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