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Ilium (book)

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AuthorDan Simmons
Cover artistGary Ruddell
CountryUnited States
SeriesIlium/Olympos duology
GenreScience fiction novel
PublisherHarperCollins, Eos imprint
Publication date
Media typePrint (Hardback & Paperback)
Pages731 pp (paperback edition)
ISBNISBN 0-360-81792-6
Followed byOlympos 

Ilium is a science fiction book that was written by Dan Simmons. It is the first part of the Ilium/Olympos cycle, and is about the re-creation of the events in the Iliad on Mars.

In July 2004, Ilium got the Locus Award for best science fiction novel of 2003. It was later nominated for the 2004 Hugo Award for best book.[1]


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