USE OF WEAPONS. Iain M. Banks.


[London]: Orbit, [1990]. Octavo, boards. First edition. Novel of the "Culture" universe, setting of earlier books CONSIDER PHLEBAS (1987) and THE PLAYER OF GAMES (1988). "A female agent of the peace-loving, star-spanning Culture travels the planets to find an old warrior who may help save a world. Alternating flashback chapters tell us of the warrior's violent history." - Pringle, The Ultimate Guide to Science Fiction, second edition (1995), p. 397. "Iain M Banks's novel Use of Weapons has a narrative structure that, if it were not a work of science fiction, would qualify it as the most "literary" of literary fiction." - Guardian review, 20 July, 2012 by John Mullan. Broderick and Di Filippo, Science Fiction: The 101 Best Novels, 1985-2010 #17. Cheap paper age darkened as usual, a fine copy in a fine dust jacket with a touch of rubbing to the corner tips. (23156). Item #23156

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