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Look To Windward

Paperback / ISBN-13: 9780356521695

Price: £10.99

ON SALE: 30th November 2023

Genre: Fiction & Related Items

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A stunning new reissue edition of Look to Windward – a space opera of stunning power and awesome imagination from Iain M. Banks, one of the most important and influential writers in modern 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
Excession
Inversions
Look to Windward
Matter
Surface Detail
The Hydrogen Sonata

The State of the Art

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


Also now available:
The Culture: The Drawings – an extraordinary collection of original illustrations faithfully reproduced from sketchbooks Banks kept in the 1970s and 80s, depicting the ships, habitats, geography, weapons and language of Banks’ Culture series of novels in incredible detail.

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Reviews

Banks is a phenomenon: the wildly successful, fearlessly creative author of brilliant and disturbing non-genre novels, he's equally at home writing pure science fiction of a perculiarly gnarly energy and elegance
William Gibson
Poetic, humourous, baffling, terrifying, sexy - the books of Iain M. Banks are all these things and more
NME
There is now no British SF writer to whose work I look forward with greater keenness
THE TIMES