Genuinely absurd books are hard to come by, rather than stories that are designed to be weird such as ‘Naked Lunch’ they appear relatively normal until you dig deeper. 1,159 more words
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In so much of politics you’re not allowed to disagree with what’s been agreed. – Iain Banks who celebrates his 63rd birthday today.
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1032 Emperor Yingzong, of China, was born (d. 1067).
1646 Battle of Great Torrington, Devon – the last major battle of the first… 542 more words
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New York Herald
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This film is an expression of my bewilderment about current world politics. I hope that you can appreciate its irony.
The title of this film is the first line from a poem called “3.” by Iain Banks. 11 more words
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A selection of IDENTS that I have collected from reading last year.
I intend to use some, or all of them, in my family film looking back on 2016:
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Have you heard of The Culture?
The Culture is the setting for a series of novels and short stories by British author Iain Banks. It’s a post-scarcity utopia, where need has been completely eliminated, and there is near total freedom. 488 more words