Look To Windward

Look To Windward

Fiction & Poetry, Modern & Contemporary Fiction, Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror , Science Fiction & Fantasy
Paperback Published on: 02/08/2001
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Synopsis

The seventh Culture book from the awesome imagination of Iain M. Banks, a modern master of science fiction. 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 those ancient mistakes has reached the Culture Orbital, Masaq'. The light from the second may not. Praise for the Culture series: 'Epic in scope, ambitious in its ideas and absorbing in its execution' Independent on Sunday 'Banks has created one of the most enduring and endearing visions of the future' Guardian 'Jam-packed with extraordinary invention' Scotsman 'Compulsive reading' Sunday Telegraph The Culture series: Consider Phlebas The Player of Games Use of Weapons The State of the Art Excession Inversions Look to Windward Matter Surface Detail The Hydrogen Sonata Other books by Iain M. Banks: Against a Dark Background Feersum Endjinn The Algebraist

  • Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
  • ISBN: 9781841490595
  • Number of pages: 416
  • Weight: 280g
  • Dimensions: 196 x 126 x 30 mm

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Look To Windward
Not my favourite in the series but still good
This was a little different to the other novels in this series, the ones that I've read anyway, as it was more about what has happened that what is actuall... READ MORE
Ecowitch
Look To Windward
Feels like a spiritual successor to the first Culture book, Consider Phlebas
In the fallout of the Idiran War, in which one side destroyed 2 suns, killing billions, the light of those explosions is now reaching the Orbital of Masaq.... READ MORE
Rob S