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The Steep Approach to Garbadale

Iain Banks’ ‘The Steep Approach to Garbadale’ reviewed for Readers in the Mist

Via Google Alerts, we learn that ‘Readers in the Mist’, a blog set up to allow for Blue Mountains (New South Wales, Australia) city council libraries members to share news and book reviews, has posted a short but concise review of The Steep Approach to Garbadale by contributor Vikci (‘Alba’), who says: “Alban’s story unfolds […]

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Out Now: ‘The Steep Approach to Garbadale’ UK paperback edition

Another official Iain Banks release date today, this time for the UK paperback edition of The Steep Approach to Garbadale, although copies may already be available in UK bookstores. Click on the cover image to read an extract from this novel of families and the games they play:

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Related Categories: Book News, Iain Banks Posts, UK-Specific

Iain Banks interviewed for The Socialist Review

The February 2008 issue of The Socialist Review carries an interview with Iain, conducted by Patrick Ward. As you’d anticipate, there’s plenty of political discussion, along with questions about both Matter and The Steep Approach to Garbadale and some thoughts on ‘The Culture as Utopia’. Iain also talks about his current plans for the next […]

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‘The Steep Approach to Garbadale’ short-listed for new Scottish fiction prize

The Clare Maclean prize for Scottish Fiction is a new award that will be announced by the organisers of Aye Write!, the Bank of Scotland Book Festival on March 15th. The Steep Approach to Garbadale is one of six short-listed novels, all of which were first published in 2007, that have been nominated for the […]

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