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  • The State Of The Art
    The State Of The Art (Paperback) Iain M. Banks

    A collection of short fiction by the author of "The Wasp Factory" and "Against a Dark Background". The title story is a novella continuing the "Culture" sequence but set on Earth in 1977. The other stories range from science fiction to horror, and dark-coated fantasy to morality tale.

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  • Consider Phlebas
    Consider Phlebas (English, Paperback) Iain M. Banks

    The war raged across the galaxy. Billions had died, billions more were doomed. Within the cosmic conflict, there was an individual crusade: deep within a fabled labyrinth lay a fugitive Mind. Both the Culture and the Idirans sought it.

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  • The Player Of Games
    The Player Of Games (English, Paperback) Iain M. Banks

    Bored with success, Gurgeh - The Player of Games - travels to the Empire of Azad, cruel and incredibly wealthy, to try their fabulous game. This is a game so complex, so like life itself, that the winner becomes emperor.

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  • The Algebraist
    The Algebraist (English, Paperback) Iain M. Banks

    An explosive new SF novel from the UK's bestselling writer in the genre.

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  • Use Of Weapons
    Use Of Weapons (English, Paperback) Iain M. Banks

    Cheradenine is an ex-"special circumstance" agent who had been raised to eminence by a woman named Diziet. Skaffen-Amtskaw, the drone, had saved her life and it believes Cheradenine to be a burnt-out case. But not even its machine intelligence can see the horrors in his past.

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  • Excession
    Excession (English, Paperback) Iain M. Banks

    Two and a half millennia ago, the Excession, a perfect black sphere, appeared in a remote corner of space. It did nothing, then disappeared. Now it is back, and someone who saw it the first time has information on its staggering potential, but she is living out her death in the Sleeper Service.

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  • Against A Dark Background
    Against A Dark Background (Paperback) Iain M. Banks

    Sharrow was once a warrior-spy and leader of a combat team. Living in a state of semi-retirement, she suddenly found herself the target of the Huhsz, a religious cult, and realised that she had to find and reform her old team if she had any hope of survival. By the author of the "Culture" sequence.

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  • Look To Windward
    Look To Windward (English, Paperback) Iain M. Banks

    It was one of the less glorious incidents of the Idiran wars that led to the destruction of two suns and the billions of lives they supported. Now, 800 years later, the light from the first of those deaths has reached the Culture's Masaq' Orbital. A Chelgrian emissary is dispatched to the Culture.

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  • Inversions
    Inversions (Paperback) Iain M. Banks

    In the winter palace, the King's new physician has more enemies than she at first realizes, but she also has more remedies to hand than those who wish her ill can know about. In another palace across the mountains, the chief bodyguard of the regicidal Protector General also has his enemies.

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  • Feersum Endjinn
    Feersum Endjinn (Paperback) Iain M. Banks

    In the penultimate year before the Encroachment, the dimming sun still shines on the cloud-high weathered walls of Serehfa Fastness. On the day the Count Sessine dies for the final time, the chief scientist to the clan Accounts/Privileges receives a summons from the office of the High Sortileger.

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  • The Hydrogen Sonata
    The Hydrogen Sonata (English, Paperback) Iain M. Banks

    A Sunday Times bestselling Culture novel from the UK's leading SF writer

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  • Surface Detail
    Surface Detail (English, Paperback) Iain M. Banks

    SURFACE DETAIL is Iain M. Banks' new Culture novel, a breathtaking achievement from a writer whose body of work is without parallel in the modern history of science fiction.

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  • Matter
    Matter (English, Paperback) Iain M. Banks

    The dazzling new Culture novel from one of the most exciting science-fiction writers of modern times - a tour de force of brilliant storytelling, world-building and imagination.

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  • Iain M. Banks Culture - 25th anniversary box set
    Iain M. Banks Culture - 25th anniversary box set (English, Mixed media product) Iain M. Banks

    To celebrate the 25th anniversary of the publication of the first Culture novel, CONSIDER PHLEBAS, in 1987, this boxed set contains the first three books in the bestselling 'Culture' series.

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  • Excession
    Excession (English, Paperback) Iain M. Banks

    Diplomat Byr Genar-Hofoen is sent to investigate the disappearance of a mysterious star fifty times older than the universe, but in order to do so he must steal the soul of the deceased starship captain who discovered it and persuade her to be reborn

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  • Transition
    Transition (English, Paperback) Iain M Banks

    A torturer, a hedge fund manager, and a reluctant assassin are among the strange characters found in "Transition," a work described by the London "Times" as unexpectedly savage, emotionally powerful, and impossible to forget.

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  • Matter
    Matter (English, Paperback) Iain M Banks

    This eighth novel of the Culture series centers on three siblings: Ferbin and Oramen, the misfit heirs of conquering King Hausk of the Sarl, and their exiled sister, Djan, now a powerful agent of the Culture's Special Circumstances division.

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  • Surface Detail
    Surface Detail (English, Paperback) Iain M Banks

    Lededje Y'breq is one of the Intagliated, her marked body bearing witness to a family shame, her life belonging to a man whose lust for power is without limit. Prepared to risk everything for her freedom, her release--when it comes--is at a price.

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  • Against a Dark Background
    Against a Dark Background (English, Paperback) Iain M Banks

    Fresh off the bestselling success of "Consider Phlebas" and "Use of Weapons,"Banks traverses an amazing new universe in his latest space adventure--filledwith incredible characters, exotic adventure, unbounded imagination, and darkwit.

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  • The Player of Games
    The Player of Games (English, Paperback) Iain M Banks

    A seminal novel in Banks's acclaimed series about the universe of the Culture. Gurgeh is the best, the champion of the ancient, all-embracing Culture in which there is no disease or disaster, only the endless games. Then he accepts the challenge from the Empire of Azad--and finds out what the Game is really all about.

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