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Against A Dark Background [Paperback]

Iain M. Banks
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Imaginatively brilliant. (Daily Mail)

There is now no British SF wirter to whose work I look forward to with greater keenness. (The Times)

Banks ain't kidding. He warned you up front that this is a dark novel (Norman Spinrad)

Few of us have been exposed to a talent so manifest and of such extraordinary breadth (The New York Review of Science Fiction)

Book Description

A Culture novel from a modern master of science fiction - a tour de force of brilliant storytelling, world-building and imagination --This text refers to the Perfect Paperback edition.

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Praise for Iain M. Banks

‘There is now no British SF writer to whose work I look forward to with such keenness’ THE TIMES

‘Few of us have been exposed to a talent so manifest and of such extraordinary breadth’ THE NEW YORK REVIEW OF SCIENCE FICTION

‘Poetic, humorous, baffling, terrifying, sexy - the books of Iain M. Banks are all these things and more’ NME

‘Banks is a phenomenon: the wildly successful, fearlessly creative author of brilliant and disturbing non-genre novels, he’s equally at home writing pure science fiction of a peculiarly gnarly energy and elegance’ WILLIAM GIBSON

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About the Author

Iain Banks came to widespread and controversial public notice with the publication of his first novel, THE WASP FACTORY, in 1984. He has since gained enormous popular and critical acclaim for both his mainstream and his science fiction novels.
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