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Transition reviewed by Naomi Alderman for Prospect Magazine

There’s an early review for the new Iain Banks novel, Transition in the August 2009 edition of Prospect Magazine.

Unfortunately you can’t read the full piece on the Prospect website unless you’re a magazine subscriber, but the first couple of paragraphs are available and non-subscribers can take it from us that the rest of the piece draws some very favourable conclusions indeed, with novelist Naomi Alderman saying:

Transition is a clever novel: an exhilarating read that leaves a timebomb of philosophical engagement ticking in the reader’s mind.”

This particular ticking timebomb is set to explode into a bookstore near you (or through your letterbox via your online retailer-of-choice) early next month…