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Consider Phlebas (Culture)“Dazzlingly original.” — Daily Mail”Gripping, touching and funny.” — TLSThe war raged across the galaxy. Billions had died, billions more were doomed. Moons, planets, the very stars themselves, faced destruction, cold-blooded, brutal, and worse, random. The Idirans fought for their Faith; the Culture for its moral right to exist. Principles were at stake. There could be no surrender. Within the cosmic conflict, an individual crusade. Deep within a fabled labyrinth on a barren world, a Planet o…

The Culture Boxed Set: Consider Phlebas, Player of Games and Use of WeaponsCONSIDER PHLEBAS.The war raged across the galaxy. The Idirans fought for their Faith; the Culture for its moral right to exist. Deep within a fabled labyrinth on a barren world, a Planet of the Dead proscribed to mortals, lay a fugitive Mind. Both the Culture and the Idirans sought it. It was the fate of Horza, the Changer, and his motley crew of unpredictable mercenaries, human and machine, actually to find it, and with it their own destruction. THE PLAYER OF GAMES.The Culture — a human/machin…

Consider Phlebas (Culture) by Iain M. Banks (2008-03-26)CONSIDER PHLEBAS.The war raged across the galaxy. The Idirans fought for their Faith; the Culture for its moral right to exist. Deep within a fabled labyrinth on a barren world, a Planet of the Dead proscribed to mortals, lay a fugitive Mind. Both the Culture and the Idirans sought it. It was the fate of Horza, the Changer, and his motley crew of unpredictable mercenaries, human and machine, actually to find it, and with it their own destruction. THE PLAYER OF GAMES.The Culture — a human/machin…

Iain M. Banks Culture - 25th Anniversary Limited Edition Box Set: Consider Phlebas, The Player of Games, and Use of Weapons by Iain M. Banks (Sep 25 2012)CONSIDER PHLEBAS.The war raged across the galaxy. The Idirans fought for their Faith; the Culture for its moral right to exist. Deep within a fabled labyrinth on a barren world, a Planet of the Dead proscribed to mortals, lay a fugitive Mind. Both the Culture and the Idirans sought it. It was the fate of Horza, the Changer, and his motley crew of unpredictable mercenaries, human and machine, actually to find it, and with it their own destruction. THE PLAYER OF GAMES.The Culture — a human/machin…

6 Books: Iain Banks Culture Series Set - Consider Phlebas, The Player of Games, Use of Weapons, Matter, Transition, Surface Detail (Culture Cycle Set Series Collection)The Culture series or Culture cycle refers to a series of novels and short fiction of Scottish author Iain Banks. The stories center around the Culture, a post-scarcity semi-anarchist utopia consisting of various humanoid races and managed by very advanced artificial intelligences. Their main theme is the dilemmas that an idealistic hyperpower faces in dealing with civilisations that do not share its ideals and whose behavior it sometimes finds repulsive….

Iain M. Banks Culture - 25th anniversary box set: Consider Phlebas, The Player of Games and Use of Weapons: Consider Phlebas, Use of Weapons and The Player of Games by Banks, Iain M. (2012)The Culture series or Culture cycle refers to a series of novels and short fiction of Scottish author Iain Banks. The stories center around the Culture, a post-scarcity semi-anarchist utopia consisting of various humanoid races and managed by very advanced artificial intelligences. Their main theme is the dilemmas that an idealistic hyperpower faces in dealing with civilisations that do not share its ideals and whose behavior it sometimes finds repulsive….

Iain M Banks Collection Culture Series 9 Books Bundle (Surface Detail, Matter, Consider Phlebas, Look To Windward, Inversions, Excession, The State of the Art, Use Of Weapons, The Player Of Games)Iain M Banks Collection Culture Series 9 Books Bundle includes titles in this collection :- Surface Detail, Matter, Consider Phlebas, Look To Windward, Inversions, Excession, The State of the Art, Use Of Weapons, The Player Of Games. Description:- Surface Detail Lededje Y’breq is one of the Intagliated, her marked body bearing witness to a family shame, her life belonging to a man whose lust for power is without limit. Prepared to risk everything for her freedom, her release, when it comes, is a…

Hephaestus Books: Articles on Novels by Iain Banks, Including : Consider Phlebas, the Culture, Inversions (Novel), the State of the Art, the Player of Games, Excession, (Paperback); 2011 EditionIain M Banks Collection Culture Series 9 Books Bundle includes titles in this collection :- Surface Detail, Matter, Consider Phlebas, Look To Windward, Inversions, Excession, The State of the Art, Use Of Weapons, The Player Of Games. Description:- Surface Detail Lededje Y’breq is one of the Intagliated, her marked body bearing witness to a family shame, her life belonging to a man whose lust for power is without limit. Prepared to risk everything for her freedom, her release, when it comes, is a…