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Feersum Endjinn In a world where one can live multiple lives Count Alandre Sessine VIII has survived seven times and is down to his last leaving him one final shot at finding his killer His only clues point to a conspiracy that reaches far beyond his own murder and survival lies in discovering other fugitives who know the truth about the ultimate weapon of chaos and salvation Reprint

About the Author: Iain M. Banks

Iain Banks which he used to publish his Science FictionBanks's father was an officer in the Admiralty and his mother was once a professional ice skater Iain Banks was educated at the University of Stirling where he studied English Literature Philosophy and Psychology He moved to London and lived in the south of England until 1988 when he returned to Scotland living in Edinburgh and then FifeBanks met his wife Annie in London before the release of his first book They married in Hawaii in 1992 However he announced in early 2007 that after 25 years together they had separated He lived most recently in North ueensferry a town on the north side of the Firth of Forth near the Forth Bridge and the Forth Road BridgeAs with his friend Ken MacLeod another Scottish writer of technical and social science fiction a strong awareness of left wing history shows in his writings The argument that an economy of abundance renders anarchy and adhocracy viable or even inevitable attracts many as an interesting potential experiment were it ever to become testable He was a signatory to the Declaration of Calton Hill which calls for Scottish independenceIn late 2004 Banks was a prominent member of a group of British politicians and media figures who campaigned to have Prime Minister Tony Blair impeached following the 2003 invasion of Ira In protest he cut up his passport and posted it to 10 Downing Street In an interview in Socialist Review he claimed he did this after he abandoned the idea of crashing my Land Rover through the gates of Fife dockyard after spotting the guys armed with machine guns He related his concerns about the invasion of Ira in his book Raw Spirit and the principal protagonist Alban McGill in the novel The Steep Approach to Garbadale confronts another character with arguments in a similar veinInterviewed on Mark Lawson's BBC Four series first broadcast in the UK on 14 November 2006 Banks explained why his novels are published under two different names His parents wished to name him Iain Menzies Banks but his father made a mistake when registering the birth and he was officially registered as Iain Banks Despite this he continued to use his unofficial middle name and it was as Iain M Banks that he submitted The Wasp Factory for publication However his editor asked if he would mind dropping the 'M' as it appeared too fussy The editor was also concerned about possible confusion with Rosie M Banks a minor character in some of PG Wodehouse's Jeeves novels who is a romantic novelist After his first three mainstream novels his publishers agreed to publish his first SF novel Consider Phlebas To distinguish between the mainstream and SF novels Banks suggested the return of the 'M' although at one stage he considered John B Macallan as his SF pseudonym the name deriving from his favourite whiskies Johnnie Walker Black Label and The Macallan single maltHis latest book was a science fiction SF novel in the Culture series called The Hydrogen Sonata published in 2012Author Iain M Banks revealed in April 2013 that he had late stage cancer He died the following JuneThe Scottish writer posted a message on his official website saying his next novel The uarry due to be published later this year would be his last The uarry was published in June 2013

10 thoughts on “Feersum Endjinn

  1. says:

    Riting a revyoo as thoh I wuz Bascule seems 2 me the obveeyus cors 1 mit even say the playd cors; the yoosd up an cleechayd cors But a browz uv the revyoos postd on Goodreedz indicayts uderwize I wood ½ thot bi now sumbudy wood ½ ritten a revyoo in the styl uv Bascule but it apeerz not 2 b the caysThayr r me

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    Posted at HeradascomEven though his work was split about fifty fifty between literary fiction and science fiction Iain Banks considered himself first and foremost a science fiction writer He cut his teeth on space opera writing several novels in the seventies that went unpublished for decades By 1984 he had shelved

  3. says:

    Scottish writer Iain M Banks with his book Feersum Endjinn has given us the second science fiction novel not based upon or set within the Culture universe the first being Against a Dark BackgroundFeersum Endjinn is additionally Iain M Banks's sixth work of science fictionBanks deals in ideas The most striking feature of t

  4. says:

    This is a serious work of the imagination It doesn't really fit in the Culture novels but it's definitely some Hard SF with a beautiful vision of a far old Earth filled with so many Big Ideas We've got everything from allotted resurrections ghosts solving their own murders enormous and layered virtual realities virus ridden fan

  5. says:

    By looking at my star rating you might think I am not a fan of Iain M Banks non Culture novel Feersum Endjin That is not the truth though I am a fan A big fan actually but I try to stick to what the stars claim they are for and since they range from didn't like it to it was amazing and are clearly subjective ranks rather than ualitat

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    Iain M Banks is the only sf author I've actively pursued in years His Culture novels have been particularly interesting their sociological framework being unusually intelligent for the genreThis is not a Culture novel per se though god knows it may fit in somewhere as pre C in the broad canvas of Banks' imagination What it is is a future E

  7. says:

    It grabbed me from the start Part of this was the simple spectacle of it all of the brobdingnagian castle where most of the story is set in its kilometers long kilometers tall chambers of a destructive civil war between royalists and those aligned with the clan of Engineers of the grotesue chimeric animals of sentience and of the multiple layers

  8. says:

    First of all I'm a big Iain Banks fan Keep that in mind when I tell you that this book is unreadableThe number one problem is that one of the main characters has some sort of disability and can only write phonetically So you have to wade through pages and pages of garbage like thisBut am Bascule thi Rascule thass whot they call me Am yung am onli on m

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    Set on an almost unrecognizable far future Earth this book is Iain M Banks' second non Culture SF endevour Earth is past it's golden hour and technology has fallen into the realm of mysticism and ritual The story follows four different people living in the remains of what can only be described as an disproportionately scaled super city as they are reluctant

  10. says:

    I don't know what to think This one will have to sit and be turned over in the mental thought bank for a while the difficulties of following the narrative through POV changes and the phonetically written sections made it fragment in my mind despite me reading it at my usual tremendous pace I think I liked it a lot I certainly liked the concept of the world anyway

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