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Canal Dreams - a book by Banks, Iain

Canal Dreams

Canal Dreams( )
Author: Banks, Iain
ISBN:978-0-349-13923-4
Publication Date:Jul 2013
Publisher:Little, Brown Book Group Limited
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $14.95
Book Description:

Hisako Onoda, world famous cellist, refuses to fly. And so she travels to Europe as a passenger on a tanker bound through the Panama Canal. But Panama is a country whose politics are as volatile as the local freedom fighters. When Hisako's ship is captured, it is not long before the atmosphere is as flammable as an oxy-acetylene torch, and the tension as sharp as the spike on her cello... CANAL DREAMS is a novel of deceptive simplicity and dark, original power: stark...
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Book Details
Pages:288
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Thrillers / Suspense
Fiction / Thrillers / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5 x 7.75 x 0.75 Inches
Book Weight:0.5 Pounds
Author Biography
Banks, Iain (Author)
Iain Banks was born in Fife in 1954 and was educated at Stirling University where he studied English Literature, Philosophy and Psychology.

Banks came to widespread and controversial public note with the publication of his first novel, The Wasp Factory, in 1984. His first science fiction novel, Consider Phlebas, was published in 1987. He continued to write both mainstream fiction (as Iain Banks) and science fiction (as Iain M. Banks).

Banks' mainstream fiction included The Wasp Factory (1984), Walking on Glass (1985), The Bridge (1986), Espedair Street (1987), Canal Dreams (1989), The Crow Road (1992), Complicity (1993), Whit (1995), A Song of Stone (1997), The Business (1999), Dead Air (2002) and The Steep Approach to Garbadale (2007).

His final book, The Quarry, was released posthumously on June 20, 2013. Banks died on June 9, 2013 of terminal gall bladder cancer. 030

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