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The Player of Games

by Iain M. Banks

The Culture--a humanoid/machine symbiotic society--has thrown up many great Game Players. One of the best is Jernau Morat Gurgeh, Player of Games, master of every board, computer and strategy. Bored with success, Gurgeh travels to the Empire of Azad, cruel & incredibly wealthy, to try their fabulous game, a game so complex, so like life itself, tha...
Publish Date
2008
March 26
Goodreads rating
4.27
ISBN
9780316005401
Tags
science-fictionfiction
Recommendations
3
Recommendations
Dec 14, 2019
@flcnhvy @Kristennetten Possibly Excession, but I’d recommend reading Player of Games & Surface Detail first. They’re all great.     source
Selected Books for the Manual for Civilization     source