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The Immortals; or Adventures in Reader Reactions

There seems to be enough interest in James Gunn’s work that I’ll continue.

I’ve read most of Gunn’s work. Unfortunately, I didn’t write anything up on a lot of it. 1,144 more words

Science Fiction

The Player of Games Review

Book Title The Player of Games

Series Culture (book 2)

Genre Sci-fi

Author Iain M. Banks

Language?

If you’ve read Consider Phlebas… 339 more words

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New Books Have Arrived

For the first time in quite some time, I got new books! Here they are:

These are all highly rated books on Goodreads or books I’ve been wanting to get for a long time. 94 more words

Books

The Dead Science Fiction Writers' Workshop

“That was wonderful wasn’t it? Such a talent.” Helena loaded the next reconstruction workshop as her students looked on. “Even if you’re not a fan of his work, I think we can all learn something about writing from Iain Banks.” 459 more words

Science Fiction

blini

A small pancake, of Russian origin, made from buckwheat flour; traditionally served with melted butter, sour cream and caviar or smoked salmon. 24 more words

knock-back

A refusal or rejection.

Ugly people know better than to go up to beautiful ones and expect anything else but a knock-back.

Iain M. Banks, …
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twin-set

A matching set of a cardigan and a (usually) short-sleeved jumper or pullover. 64 more words