There is now no British SF writer to whose work I look forward with greater keenness (THE TIMES
In many ways his best yet... rich, vivid and great fun. (VECTOR
To say that Banks is Britain's best writer of science fiction would be to understate the case. He's simply one of our best novelists, whatever the genre. Read him (BOOK PEOPLE
At last SF as it should be written!... If you aren't as yet familiar with these works I urge you to become so at your earliest opportunity. (CRITICAL WAVE
A Culture novel from a modern master of science fiction - a tour de force of brilliant storytelling, world-building and imagination
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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.