[geeks] books for fun?
david at cantrell.org.uk
Mon Jun 24 12:51:20 CDT 2002
On Mon, Jun 24, 2002 at 10:44:15AM -0400, Kurt Mosiejczuk wrote:
> On Sat, 22 Jun 2002, David Cantrell wrote:
> > Right now, I'm reading Iain M. Banks "Inversions"
> Iain M. Banks is an author a buddy of mine put me on to. VERY good
> stuff. Although some of it is VERY dark. Really. Said friend lent
> me "Against a Dark Background" with the warning of "It's very dark."
> Heck, at halfway through, I thought that. It got worse.
The Wasp Factory is darker :-) One of the reviewers on Amazon describes it
as "a horrible, horrible book. Worth every second you spend reading it".
He writes as Iain M. Banks and as Iain Banks - with an M, it's sci-fi,
without, it's just fucked up.
David Cantrell | david at cantrell.org.uk | http://www.cantrell.org.uk/david
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