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Review: Consider Phlebas by Iain M. Banks

Culture orbital

Short Attention Span Review™ Consider Phlebas 3.5 Consider Phlebas is a fair to middling space opera novel and the beginning of Banks' Culture Series. Unfortunately, while the novel is rife with adventure and mayhem, the reader never gets the grand …

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R.I.P. Iain M. Banks

Iain Banks

Sad news has come along that noted (science) fiction writer Iain Banks has succumbed to his terminal gallbladder cancer.  It was only two short months ago that Iain released a statement that he’d been diagnosed with the illness.  Since that …

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