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Consider Phlebas

by Iain Banks

Paperback, 527 pages, Little Brown & Co, List Price: $14.99 |


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A science fiction novel by the author of the Wasp Factory features a symbiotic human and machine society that is engaged in a galaxy-wide battle to the death between the Idrians, who fight for their faith, and the Culture, which defends its right to exist. The first book in the Culture Series.