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I love Dan Simmons writing to begin with, but when reading a collection of short stories (even by a favorite author), it is hard to like every one of them.
If you're not in the mood to sit and read an entire novel, Dan Simmons' short stories are a great way to pass time.
I bought this collection of short stories because I'm a fan of Dan Simmons and love the Hyperion series, and read that this had a short story in it that was based in the Hyperion... Read morePublished 5 months ago by 59 lives
This is one of those books, that, if you love the author, you must have/read. There isn't anything spectacular here, however, its all goodAnd very helpful in getting a better... Read morePublished 8 months ago by timothy david hazelmyer
Don't get me wrong, I love diving into a huge 800 page novel as well, but there's something special about fiction in the short form. Read morePublished 11 months ago by AN AVID READER
Dan Simmons is one author I can't read enough of. On display in these early short stories are his storytelling abilities, command of character, and facility writing in multiple... Read morePublished 21 months ago by Jodi Hunt
If you've never read a Dan Simmons book, this is a great place to start! Inside you will find stories of suspense and horror. Read morePublished on April 9, 2013 by D. Mcmillen
Today's readers know Dan Simmons as the writer of some of the most exquisitely crafted and chilling horror novels. Read morePublished on April 12, 2012 by RIJU GANGULY
As soon as I delved into this collection of Simmons' early work I felt the power that would evolve into a multitalented writer. Read morePublished on April 3, 2012 by Lucilla Bellucci
It is extremely rare for me to find a collection of short stories, where I enjoy ALL the stories. This is one such collection. Read morePublished on March 21, 2012 by Christy T