I'd forgotten how often we saw Magritte (colubra) wrote,
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First five pages...

...of Ilium have been read.
Oh, but it's Simmons at his best. Pant. Wow.

I don't know what it is I like about his writing, honestly- I can't put a finger on it and go 'THAT! THAT'S THE BRILLIANT THING! THAT IS THE GEM WITHOUT PRICE!'- but every time I read a good Dan Simmons book (Hyperion, or The Crook Factory), I am completely enveloped by it.
Funky stuff. But yes. Colubra-bob says: read the flyleaf of the book, and if you like what you skim through there, then definitely check it out.
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