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Excession - Iain M. Banks, Peter Kenny
Excession
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Two and a half millennia ago, the artifact appeared in a remote corner of space, beside a trillion-year-old dying sun from a different universe. It was a perfect black-body sphere, and it did nothing. Then it disappeared. Now it is back.
Two and a half millennia ago, the artifact appeared in a remote corner of space, beside a trillion-year-old dying sun from a different universe. It was a perfect black-body sphere, and it did nothing. Then it disappeared. Now it is back.
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Format: audiobook
ASIN: B07287QRQ4
Publisher: Hachette Audio UK
Edition language: English
Series: Culture (#5)
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Wanda's Book Reviews
Wanda's Book Reviews rated it
4.0 Excession / Iain M. Banks
In Excession, the Culture's espionage and dirty tricks section orders Diplomat Byr Gen-Hofoen to steal the soul of a long-dead starship captain. By accepting the mission, Byr irrevocably plunges himself into a conspiracy: one that could either lead the universe into an age of peace or to the brink o...
Tannat
Tannat rated it
4.0 Excession by Iain M. Banks (audiobook)
Series: Culture #5 This was another audiobook reread and a revisiting of my first Culture book (I know it's fifth in the series, but I started reading them out of order), and I thoroughly enjoyed it. The narrator was quite good, so I may consider audio versions of Banks in the future, although I'm...
imyril
imyril rated it
3.0 Excession
Oh, Excession. I've hated you, I've loved you, and I've been wildly frustrated by you. I guess the best I can say is that every reread brings me something new.I think it's fair to say that I love the plot line with the Minds - finally getting to see how they interact, plot, rationalise and manoeuvre...
lupalz
lupalz rated it
4.0 Excession
First read in June 2013Re-read in January 2015 - moved increased rating to 4.5 stars
In a network of lines that enlace
In a network of lines that enlace rated it
2.0 Disappointing
There’s not much more I can say about this book. It’s a shame; The Player of Games is one of my favourite novels, and The Use of Weapon is a brilliant piece of intelligent writing. Excession however, is dull. The characters are flat and the plot doesn’t go anywhere. It’s also arrogant, which conside...
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