** 'There is now no British SF writer to whose work I look forward with greater keenness' THE TIMES ** 'In many ways his best yet... rich, vivid and great fun.' VECTOR ** 'At last SF as it should be written!' CRITICAL WAVE ** 'To say thatv Banks us Britain's best writer of science fiction would be to understate the case. He's simply one of our best novelists, whatever the genre. Read him.' BOOK PEOPLE
About the Author
Iain Banks came to controversial public notice with the publication of his first novel, The Wasp Factory, in 1984. Consider Phlebas, his first science fiction novel, was published under the name Iain M. Banks in 1987. He is now widely acclaimed as one of the most powerful, innovative and exciting writers of his generation.