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The algebraist

Author: Iain Banks
Publisher: London : Orbit, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The Nasqueron Dwellers inhabit a gas giant on the outskirts of the galaxy, in a system awaiting its wormhole connection to the rest of civilisation. In the meantime, they are dismissed as decadents living in a state of highly developed barbarism, hoarding data without order, hunting their own young and fighting pointless formal wars." "Seconded to a military-religious order he's barely heard of - part of the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Science fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Iain Banks
ISBN: 1841491551 9781841491554 1841492396 9781841492391
OCLC Number: 56582472
Description: 534 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Iain M. Banks.
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There is now no British SF writer to whose work I look forward with greater keenness' The Times, 'Confirms Banks as the standard by which the rest of SF is judged' The Guardian, 'Explosive' Sunday Read more...

 
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