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  1. The Wasp Factory in Imagine magazine (1984)

    Itís been bugging me so I made the effort to track down where Iím pretty certain I first saw mention of Iain Banks Ė a review in Imagine magazine (a...

    Started by FearfulSymmetry‎, 22-12-2017 04:53 PM
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  2. Walking on Glass was reviewed by Samuel R. Delany'

    Found this recently: http://www.nytimes.com/1986/03/02/books/in-love-with-sara-ffitch.html He didn't like it very much, and there's a couple of...

    Started by FearfulSymmetry‎, 01-01-2017 06:00 PM
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  3. Edinburgh International Book Festival 2001?

    Hi folks, please help me out here, my memory is struggling and google hasn't helped; Was Iain Banks present at the 2001 Edinburgh Book Festival?...

    Started by Recurrent Epistaxis (ROU)‎, 21-09-2015 07:39 AM
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  4. Poems by Iain Banks and Ken Macleod

    Review in the Scotsman http://www.scotsman.com/lifestyle/books/book-review-poems-by-iain-banks-and-ken-macleod-1-3664552

    Started by FearfulSymmetry‎, 18-01-2015 08:15 PM
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  5. Families in literature: the McHoans in The Crow Road by Iain Banks

    http://www.theguardian.com/books/booksblog/2014/dec/30/families-in-literature-the-crow-road-iain-banks Nice review of the Crow Road... 25 years...

    Started by FearfulSymmetry‎, 30-12-2014 05:11 PM
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  6. Matter

    As this bit of the new forum is looking a bit left out I though I'd post up a link to a Matter review (not mine) Seems quite balanced: ...

    Started by Deep Black‎, 06-01-2009 11:10 AM
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  7. Chris Moriarty : in memory of Iain Banks

    http://www.sfsite.com/fsf/2014/cm1407.htm Chris writes in the "Fantasy & Science Fiction free exclusive digest" for July, available on the Kindle...

    Started by Old Vig‎, 06-07-2014 02:24 AM
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  8. The Quarry

    The first "review" I have seen. http://www.list.co.uk/article/51627-iain-banks-the-quarry/

    Started by daveh‎, 07-06-2013 10:13 AM
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  9. Dead Air

    I can't remember the exact words but Iain said that Ken Nott the main character in Dead Air was basically him and Ken has issues; Sectarianism,...

    Started by Conscious Bob‎, 21-07-2010 08:58 PM
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  10. The Hydrogen Sonata

    It's the head book review in issue 227 of SFX & gets 4.5 stars out of 5.

    Started by Deep Black‎, 22-09-2012 09:08 AM
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  11. SF Signal Mind Meld on The Culture

    http://www.sfsignal.com/archives/2012/11/mind-meld-the-secret-to-the-success-of-iain-m-banks-culture-novels/

    Started by daveh‎, 28-11-2012 09:42 AM
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  12. Stonemouth

    First review I've seen, in the Irish Independent: Energetic master of set piece reigns supreme

    Started by FearfulSymmetry‎, 26-03-2012 12:08 PM
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  13. Surface Detail

    Any one seen Surface Detail reviews? Good one in the new SFX (issue 201) 4/5 stars

    Started by Deep Black‎, 23-09-2010 07:55 PM
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  14. Post Whit - a review.

    A review of Whit from March 2010 - whipped from my blog for your reading pleasure! ;) When I first read this, around 14 years ago, I really...

    Started by oneexwidow‎, 08-05-2012 12:27 PM
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  15. Very short review, just for laughs

    I sent my dad "The Algebraist" for Father's Day this year, he's only read one other Banks book, here's a very short review of IMB to date: "Also,...

    Started by Solipsist Mercenary‎, 23-06-2010 03:27 PM
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    22-10-2011, 08:43 PM Go to last post
  16. Thumbs up Transition

    Gets a decent write up & 4/5 in the latest Issue of SFX

    Started by Deep Black‎, 22-08-2009 11:46 AM
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  17. Inversions

    Follow the clues, identify the players, identify the pawns. Best enjoyed after Use of Weapons.

    Started by Conscious Bob‎, 11-02-2009 01:50 PM
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  18. Raw Spirit

    Belfast airport, a few months ago. Having spent the weekend with my girlfriend, I and my best friend were waiting for our return flight. It was...

    Started by Adamus‎, 21-01-2009 12:22 PM
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  19. Transition San Fran Chronicle (Spoilers)

    First significant review I've come across for Transition in the US, also features Anne Rice. ...

    Started by Conscious Bob‎, 16-12-2009 03:45 PM
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  20. Against A Dark Background

    Reviewed in the October edition of SF Revu.

    Started by edash‎, 10-10-2009 12:06 PM
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