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The Player of Games Audio Shortlisted for Galaxy Award

The shortlists for the 2011 Galaxy Awards have been announced today, and The Player of Games, read by Peter Kenny, has been nominated for the Audible.co.uk Best Audiobook Award. This year’s awards will be announced on 4th November. In the meantime, The Player of Games is available as an audio download from Audible.co.uk, Audible.com (for […]

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Player of Games Audio Download Now Available

As mentioned last month, an audio download edition of Iain M Banks’s much-loved Culture novel The Player of Games is out now. One again, the narrator is Banks-regular Peter Kenny and the download is available via Audible.co.uk, Audible.com (for US-based listeners) and the iTunes store.

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Consider Phlebas Audio Download Now Available

Last Thursday was the official publication date of a brand new, unabridged audiobook edition of Iain’s first Culture novel, Consider Phlebas. The narrator is Banks-regular Peter Kenny and the download is available via Audible.co.uk and the iTunes store. And December 2nd is the official release date for the unabridged audio download edition of The Player […]

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Transition Podcast #11 on iTunes Top 20

The free iTunes podcast of Transition is currently sitting pretty at number #11 in the UK iTunes store Top Podcasts list: To access the free podcast episodes, you’ll need to download and install the iTunes software. The podcast files (three episodes are available so far) should then be free to access, although you’ll need to […]

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Transition iTunes podcast serialisation from September 3rd

Hachette Digital have confirmed that they’ll be publishing the UK ebook edition of Transition in epub format, priced £17.61 and available from Waterstones.com and WHSmith.co.uk. More details when the relevant catalogue links go live.

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The Wasp Factory on BBC Radio 4

Iain’s debut novel The Wasp Factory, which celebrates its 25th anniversary this year, will feature on BBC Radio 4’s A Good Read on Tuesday March 3rd at 4.30 p.m., repeated on Friday March 6th at 11.00 p.m. Visit www.bbc.co.uk/radio4/arts for more information on the current series of A Good Read.

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Download ‘The Wasp Factory’, FREE, via The Independent and Audible.co.uk

The Independent and Audible.co.uk have teamed up to bring you a free, yes, that’s right, a completely FREE – audio download of the new audiobook version of The Wasp Factory. The Independent explains: “Over the course of the week [the offer went live on April 2nd*] you will be able to download the chapters from […]

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Out Now: Iain Banks’ ‘The Wasp Factory’, Audio CD, read by Peter Kenny

A brand new audio adaptation of Iain Banks’ career-launching debut novel, The Wasp Factory, is available now on CD Audiobook from Hachette Audio. The narrator is Peter Kenny, an actor and singer who has worked widely in theatre and broadcasting, appearing with, amongst others, the Royal Shakespeare Company, A&BC, Coventry Belgrade, and the BBC Radio […]

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