Look To Windward

Look To Windward

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The seventh Culture book from the awesome imagination of Iain M. Banks, a modern master of science fiction.

It was one of the less glorious incidents of a long-ago war.

It led to the destruction of two suns and the billions of lives they supported.

Now, eight hundred years later, the light from the first of those ancient mistakes has reached the Culture Orbital, Masaq'.

The light from the second may not.

Praise for the Culture series:

'Epic in scope, ambitious in its ideas and absorbing in its execution' Independent on Sunday

'Banks has created one of the most enduring and endearing visions of the future' Guardian

'Jam-packed with extraordinary invention' Scotsman

'Compulsive reading' Sunday Telegraph

The Culture series:
Consider Phlebas
The Player of Games
Use of Weapons
The State of the Art
Excession
Inversions
Look to Windward
Matter
Surface Detail
The Hydrogen Sonata

Other books by Iain M. Banks:
Against a Dark Background
Feersum Endjinn
The Algebraist
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Product details

  • Paperback | 416 pages
  • 126 x 196 x 30mm | 280g
  • Orbit
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 9781841490595
  • 43,855

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In terms of sheer storytelling prowess and verve, LOOK TO WINDWARD is a work of genius SFX
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In terms of sheer storytelling prowess and verve, LOOK TO WINDWARD is a work of genius * SFX * A great book * NEW SCIENTIST * Banks keeps ratcheting up the suspense * GUARDIAN * A mordant wit, a certain savagery and a wild imagination * MAIL ON SUNDAY *
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About Iain M. Banks

Iain Banks came to widespread and controversial public notice with the publication of his first novel, THE WASP FACTORY, in 1984. He has since gained enormous popular and critical acclaim for both his mainstream and his science fiction novels.
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4 42% (10,236)
3 15% (3,636)
2 2% (499)
1 1% (211)
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