Tag: Iain M. Banks

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Stuff We Love: Iain M. Banks’ novel Use of Weapons has not one but two sanity-curdling plot twists (spoiler-free)

Iain M. Banks’ 1990 novel Use of Weapons, one of the books in his Culture series, is unlike any space opera you’ve ever read. First, its structure is both simple and complex, and second, it has a plot twist that bends your mind so hard it act…

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Why Dying Author Iain M. Banks Has My Undying Gratitude

Popular Scottish science fiction author, Iain M(enzies) Banks, who also writes mainstream fiction under the name Iain Banks (no M), has been diagnosed with gall bladder cancer, and according to his statement, has only a few months to live. His upcoming book, The Quarry, will likely be his last.

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