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Against a dark background

Author: Iain Banks
Publisher: London : Orbit, 1993.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Sharrow was once a warrior-spy and leader of a combat team. Living in a state of semi-retirement, she suddenly found herself the target of the Huhsz, a religious cult, and realised that she had to  Read more...

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Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Iain Banks
ISBN: 1857231791 9781857231793
OCLC Number: 32014520
Description: 487 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Iain M. Banks.
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Imaginatively brilliant. Daily Mail There is now no British SF wirter to whose work I look forward to with greater keenness. The Times Banks ain't kidding. He warned you up front that this is a dark Read more...

 
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