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Qweeg
05-10-2004, 08:30:39
As usual, the synopsis sounds abit suspect, but the book will probably turn out to be up to the usual brilliant standard. I will be acquiring my copy sharpish. (http://www.iainbanks.net/sf10.htm)

Funkodrom
05-10-2004, 08:36:49
Do you know when it's out?

Qweeg
05-10-2004, 12:23:15
Today I think, I know the Bank is doing a book signing up the road from where I live, and a couple in Oxford Circus over the next two days. I shant be attending though coz I'm busy at werk.

Nills Lagerbaak
05-10-2004, 13:59:10
I went to an Iain Banks talk and signing... fair play he got through two bottles of wine during his talk andf a few more glasses at the signing. I got my copy of Wasp Factory signed, although he was really there to discuss Iain M Bank's work!

jsorense
05-10-2004, 17:30:08
Interesting, thanks Qweeg.

Rodgers
07-10-2004, 09:26:11
No one does space opera better :D

Qweeg
07-10-2004, 10:58:18
Well, Adam Roberts is pretty good, and so is Alistair reynolds... but Banks is probably the best all rounder (style, story, ideas) in my opinion.

Nav
19-10-2004, 21:47:18
Picked up a signed copy of this in Borders the other week. Impressed so far, reminds you that the quality of writing on most sci-fi novels is average (Alastair Reynolds - Absolution Gap being the previous Sci-fi book I read)