A genius of captivating juxtapositional prose with a lot of probable future science thrown in.
The main problem is the character of Bascule, his sections are written in a deliberately misspelled manner.
Like all Banks books, at least those that I have read, this book tells us a story of great complexity.
As usual, this man has blown me away with the far-seeing scope of his imagination. I've read the reviews maligning the unusual dialogue of Bascule and, although I can understand... Read morePublished 18 days ago by Home in Carolina
I don’t have a happy relationship with cyberpunk or it is more correct to say that, so far, I’ve rarely been able to find books in this sub-genre of science fiction that were... Read morePublished 24 days ago by Anakina
Iain M. Banks is one of my favorite science fiction authors but nobody hits a home run all the time. Read morePublished 27 days ago by Aaron Smith
Feersum Endjinn by Iain M. Banks
My rating: 3 of 5 stars
I have read all of Iain M Banks books, and I read Feersum Endjinn the year after it was first published in... Read more
Convoluted storyline I found difficult to follow. The characters lacked something that would have helped me feel empathy to their plights. Very weak ending. Not one of his bestPublished 2 months ago by k sanders
Iain Banks can write really good sci-fi books. Now I know he can also write weak ones. This book is literally very hard to read and doubly so given Bank's many worthwhile works... Read morePublished 5 months ago by Allen King