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Look to windward

Author: Iain Banks
Publisher: London : Orbit, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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 thos ancient deaths has reached the Culture's Orbital called Masaq'. For the Hub Mind, an overseer of the massive bracelet world, its arrival is particularly poignant. But it may still be eclipsed by events from the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Science fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Iain Banks
ISBN: 1857239695 1857239814 9781857239690 9781857239812
OCLC Number: 43500306
Description: 357 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Iain M. Banks.
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It was one of the less glorious incidents of the Idiran wars that led to the destruction of two suns and the billions of lives they supported. Now, 800 years later, the light from the first of those  Read more...

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'In terms of sheer storytelling prowess and verve, LOOK TO WINDWARD is a work of genius' SFX 'A great book' NEW SCIENTIST 'Banks keeps ratcheting up the suspense' GUARDIAN 'A mordant wit, a certain Read more...

 
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