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Matter

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Author: Banks, Iain M.
Series title:Culture Ser.
ISBN:978-0-356-52170-1
Publication Date:Mar 2024
Publisher:Little, Brown Book Group Limited
Imprint:Orbit Books
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $24.99
Book Description:

The novels of Iain M. Banks have forever changed the face of modern science fiction. His Culture books combine breathtaking imagination with exceptional storytelling, and have secured his reputation as one of the most extraordinary and influential writers in the genre. 'Banks is a phenomenon' William Gibson The intricate structure of a Shellworld - an arti­ficial planet of spheres-within-spheres - is matched only by the machinations of its...
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Book Details
Pages:608
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Science Fiction / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):12.8 x 19.7 x 4.4 cm
Book Weight:0.42 Kilograms
Author Biography
Banks, Iain M. (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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