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Author: Iain Banks
Publisher: London : Orbit, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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When sex slave Lededje Y'breq is murdered by a politician on the planet Sichult, the artificial intelligence running one of the Culture's immense starships resurrects her so she can seek revenge. Meanwhile, the Culture is uneasily watching the conflict over whether to preserve virtual Hells for the souls of "sinners" or give them the release of death.
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Genre/Form: Science fiction
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Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Iain Banks
ISBN: 9780316123402 0316123404 9781841498935 1841498939
OCLC Number: 666483813
Description: 627 p. ; 25 cm.
Responsibility: Iain Banks.
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SURFACE DETAIL is Iain M. Banks' new Culture novel, a breathtaking achievement from a writer whose body of work is without parallel in the modern history of science fiction.  Read more...

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Balances high concepts and macrocosmic scale with deft characterisation and the kind of excitement expected from his acclaimed Culture series SciFiNow

 
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