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Iain Banks - Author


Iain Banks came to widespread and controversial public notice with the publication of his first novel, THE WASP FACTORY, in 1984. He has since gained enormous popular and critical acclaim for both his mainstream and his science fiction novels (which are published under the name Iain M Banks).

Iain Banks died in June 2013.


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If you like Iain Banks you might also like to read books by Margaret Atwood, Peter Robinson and Stephen Hunt.

Featured Books, with extracts, by Iain Banks

The Quarry by Iain Banks
The Quarry
Iain Banks
Whether writing his popular ‘Culture’ sci-fi series or dark award-winning novels of contemporary life, Iain Banks was one of the greatest writers of his generation before he died of cancer aged 59 in 2013. The Quarry is his last book...
Format: Paperback - Released: 25/03/2014
The Steep Approach to Garbadale by Iain Banks
The Steep Approach to Garbadale
Iain Banks
Hailed as Banks' best novel since The Crow Road, The Steep Approach to Garbadale is his first new novel in five years. Centred on the Wopuld family and their many skeletons in the closet, this is a tale of...
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/12/2013
The Steep Approach to Garbadale by Iain Banks
The Steep Approach to Garbadale
Iain Banks
March 2008 Book of the Month.Hailed as Banks' best novel since The Crow Road, The Steep Approach to Garbadale is his first new novel in five years. Centred on the Wopuld family and their...
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/12/2013
The Wasp Factory by Iain Banks
The Wasp Factory
Iain Banks
Iain Banks’ first novel and the one that put him among some the best cult novelists. It is compelling stuff, with some gruesome and grisly deeds and wonderfully dark humour and one of the best endings of any novel to...
Format: Paperback - Released: 27/06/2013
Complicity by Iain Banks
Complicity
Iain Banks
Cameron Cooley is a hack for an Edinburgh paper. Although no angel himself he finds himself involved in a very seedy world where murder and conspiracy are rife. Another novel where Banks mixes the grotesque with his dark humour. He...
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/02/2013
The Steep Approach to Garbadale by Iain Banks
The Steep Approach to Garbadale
Iain Banks
Hailed as Banks' best novel since The Crow Road, The Steep Approach to Garbadale is his first new novel in five years. Centred on the Wopuld family and their many skeletons in the closet, this is a tale of...
Format: Audiobook On Cd - Released: 01/03/2007
Dead Air by Iain Banks
Dead Air
Iain Banks
A shock jock comes a cropper with a gangland boss after having an affair with his wife. Although Banks loses his way a little bit in this novel and has a tendency to linger on certain details a little too...
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/07/2003

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