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 Iain Banks RIP

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PostPosted: Sun Jun 09, 2013 7:24 pm Reply with quoteBack to top

I loved his books The Wasp Factory, Complicity, Whit, The Crow Road, but I could never get a grasp on his SF stuff.

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PostPosted: Mon Jun 10, 2013 6:29 am Reply with quoteBack to top

The Algebraist defeated me but I was never good at maths.

The Crow Road opens with one of the best ever sentences "It was the day my grandmother exploded"
The Wasp Factory was gruesome but compelling


R.I.P Iain Banks, now away the Crow Road

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PostPosted: Mon Jun 10, 2013 7:46 am Reply with quoteBack to top

I couldn't get away with his Sci-Fi either.
I enjoyed his other books though.
He made me squirm and laugh at the same time.

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PostPosted: Mon Jun 10, 2013 8:22 am Reply with quoteBack to top

Actually I preferred his Culture novels to the others. A brilliant mind, he'll be sadly missed.

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PostPosted: Mon Jun 10, 2013 8:31 am Reply with quoteBack to top

I'm one of the oddballs who liked both sides of his work. The Culture stuff (along with work by Charlie Stross) got me back interested in sf after a period of serious disillusionment.

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