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Ilium (book)

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Author Dan Simmons
Cover artist Gary Ruddell
Country United States
Language English
Series Ilium/Olympos duology
Genre(s) Science fiction novel
Publisher HarperCollins, Eos imprint
Release date 2003
Media type Print (Hardback & Paperback)
Pages 731 pp (paperback edition)
ISBN ISBN 0-360-81792-6
Prequel to Olympos

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]