Song of Kali by Dan Simmons

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Song of Kali.

About Dan Simmons

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Science fiction writer Dan Simmons was born in East Peoria, Illinois in 1948. He graduated from Wabash College in 1970 and received an M. A. from Washington University the following year. Simmons was an elementary school teacher and worked in the education field for a decade, including working to develop a gifted education program. His first successful short story was won a contest and was published in 1982. His first novel, Song of Kali, won a World Fantasy Award, and Simmons has also won a Theodore Sturgeon Award for short fiction, four Bram Stoker Awards, and eight Locus Awards. He is also the author of the Hyperion series, and Simmons and his work have been compared to Herbert's Dune and Asimov's Foundation series.
Published January 1, 1985 by Bluejay Books. 311 pages
Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy, Horror, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Song of Kali does for Calcutta what Temple of Doom did for…well, for corridors full of bugs, human sacrifice, shrill blond women, suspension bridges, mine cars–man, that was a great movie.

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I also wonder why Simmons chose the name Luczak (the character prefers to have it pronounced "Loozak") - if there is a symbolic meaning it has escaped me so far and it just seems irritating to see it on the page (however it is pronounced) since it seems to add nothing to the plot.

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