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The new Banks book is shipping 10 days early!

The following items have been shipped to you by Amazon.com:
Qty Item Price Shipped Subtotal
Amazon.com items (Sold by Amazon.com, LLC):
1 Matter $17.15

Shipped via UPS (estimated arrival date: 18-February-2008).

(for the uninitiated, Iain M. Banks is a Scottish science fiction author who tends to write big space operas within a alternate future civilization known as The Culture. This is his first new book in said universe in about 8 years)

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Date:February 15th, 2008 12:17 am (UTC)
Banks has been on my to-read list for some time. I just started reading Consider Phlebas last week :)
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Date:February 15th, 2008 12:26 am (UTC)
My favorite is The Bridge, which is actually one of his 'Iain Banks' books (meaning that its not generally classified as science fiction, but walks the line). The Culture book I recommend to people as a good gauge for if you'll like Banks is Use of Weapons.

Consider Phlebas is somewhere in the middle of the stack for me, but it's still pretty awesome :-)
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Date:February 15th, 2008 12:41 am (UTC)

that it's shipping early may be useless...

...but I hadn't realized that the book existed at all.

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Date:February 15th, 2008 01:03 am (UTC)
I *loved* _The Algebraist._

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