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Initial post: 7 Oct 2012 09:03:22 BDT
Is it just me or have I just found an enormous leap in the timeline of this novel in my digital edition? Errr, location 4604. Seems to jump from one pair of characters to another.

In reply to an earlier post on 12 Oct 2012 00:49:41 BDT
Hmm, I read your post yesterday but hadn't reached that far yet. Just now thought I found what you meant and came to confirm location 4638. Except your location # is different though it comes earlier in the same section.

I have the sentence:

"That, I think you'll find, is the only way to talk about my mother."
[followed by]
"These things accrete."

Tell me if that's the same spot.

Until I get my physical copy I can only speculate that all that is missing is a section break. Banks frequently jumps into conversations in progress and reveals the setting and characters subsequently.

In reply to an earlier post on 14 Oct 2012 07:19:59 BDT
Yep that's the spot; and yeah you're right it's just a missing section break...annoyed me though...as he says, these things accrete
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The Hydrogen Sonata (A Culture Novel) by Iain M. Banks (Hardcover - 4 Oct. 2012)
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