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BOOK OF THE MONTH
CHANGE: HOW TO MAKE BIG THINGS HAPPEN
Damon Centola
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Transition
Iain Banks

Classification : General & Literary Fiction
Pub Date : Jul 01, 2010
Imprint : Abacus
Page Extent : 480
Binding : PB
ISBN : 9780349119274
Price : 699

About the book
Imagine a world that is one of infinite parallel worlds, that hangs suspended between triumph and catastrophe, the dismantling of the Wall and the fall of the Twin Towers, in the shadow of suicide terrorism and global financial collapse. Presiding over this world is the Concern, an all-powerful organisation whose operatives possess extraordinary powers. There is Temudjin Oh, an unkillable assassin who journeys between the high passes of Nepal, a version of Victorian London and a wintry Venice; Adrian Cubbish, restlessly greedy City trader; and the Philosopher, a state-sponsored torturer who moves between the time zones with sinister ease. Transition is a high-definition, hyper-real apocalyptic fable for terrible times.
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** 'Baroque, digressive, kinetic, teeming with big ideas and grand theories, it's a novel to get lost in . . . gripping' THE TIMES

** 'Stunning . . . tackles the issues of the responsibility of power, the moral implications of intervention and even the philosophical conundrum of what constitutes life itself. If only more contemporary fiction were like it . . . A book that makes you look at the world in a different light . . . properly thrilling' INDEPENDENT ON SUNDAY

** 'One of Iain Banks's most imaginative and compelling novels yet' SCOTSMAN
** ‘Baroque, digressive, kinetic, teeming with big ideas and grand theories, it’s a novel to get lost in . . . gripping’ THE TIMES

** ‘Stunning . . . tackles the issues of the responsibility of power, the moral implications of intervention and even the philosophical conundrum of what constitutes life itself. If only more contemporary fiction were like it . . . A book that makes you look at the world in a different light . . . properly thrilling’ INDEPENDENT ON SUNDAY

** ‘One of Iain Banks’s most imaginative and compelling novels yet’ SCOTSMAN
     
Iain Banks
Iain Banks came to widespread and controversial public notice with the publication of his first novel, THE WASP FACTORY, in 1984. He has been a hugely popular writer of fiction ever since, and, as Ia...(+)
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