The Player of Games

Iain M. Banks (Author)
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Description

Curgeh is the best, the champion. In the ancient, all-embracing Culture in which there is no disease or disaster, only the endless games, he has beaten them all. But an empire's challenge will teach him what the Game is really all about.

"Striking for its breadth of vision, its ability to suggest the sprawling facets of an old, far-flung culture." -- "Publishers Weekly"

"A genuine and original talent." -- "The Detroit News"

No serious science fiction fan can resist this seminal novel in Banks' renowned series about the universe of the Culture.

Product Details

Price
$16.99  $15.63
Publisher
Orbit
Publish Date
March 26, 2008
Pages
405
Dimensions
5.4 X 1.1 X 8.2 inches | 0.8 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780316005401

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About the Author

Iain Banks came to controversial public notice with the publication of his first novel, The Wasp Factory, in 1984. Consider Phlebas, his first science fiction novel, was published under the name Iain M. Banks in 1987. He is now widely acclaimed as one of the most powerful, innovative and exciting writers of his generation.