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The State of the Art

by Iain M. Banks

The first ever collection of Iain Banks' short fiction, this volume includes the acclaimed novella, The State of the Art. This is a striking addition to the growing body of Culture lore, and adds definition and scale to the previous works by using the Earth of 1977 as contrast. The other stories in the collection range from science fiction to horro...
Publish Date
2005
August 1
Goodreads rating
3.84
ISBN
9781597800747
Tags
science-fictionfictionshort-stories
Recommendations
2
Recommendations
Dec 25, 2014
Reading The Culture series by Banks. Compelling picture of a grand, semi-utopian galactic future. Hopefully not too optimistic about AI.     source
Selected Books for the Manual for Civilization     source