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Chip’s Picks – Dan Simmons

Continuing the Chip’s Picks series, my next author to recommend will be Dan Simmons.

Simmons has done quite a bit of work in the horror genre (Summer of Night, Song of Kali), and his science fiction is tinged with a lot of cringe-inducing imagery. However, his descriptions are amazingly rich and detailed, and his characters seem like real people instead of coatracks to hang ideas on (a complaint I always have about Asimov).

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Posted in Books & Authors November 17th, 2006 by Chip
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