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Surface Detail (Culture) Paperback – May 12, 2011

4.7 out of 5 stars 645 ratings
Book 6 of 7: The Culture

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Iain Banks came to controversial public notice with the publication of his first novel, The Wasp Factory, in 1984. He has since gained enormous popular and critical acclaim for both his mainstream and his science fiction novels.

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  • ASIN : 0316123412
  • Publisher : Orbit; Reprint edition (May 12, 2011)
  • Language : English
  • Paperback : 656 pages
  • ISBN-10 : 9780316123419
  • ISBN-13 : 978-0316123419
  • Item Weight : 1.25 pounds
  • Dimensions : 5.45 x 1.9 x 8.2 inches
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