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Matter – Iain M. Banks

One of Banks’ ‘Culture’ novels, Matter is set primarily on a spendidly-realised Shellworld – a gigantic constructed planet with several levels, each of which is connected to the others by means of Towers, but each of which is lit by … Continue reading

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The Sirens of Titan – Kurt Vonnegut

Kurt Vonnegut is not (as far as I know) primarily known for science fiction. His most famous novel is Slaughterhouse 5, inspired by his experiences of being a prisoner-of-war in Dresden during the bombing of the city in the Second … Continue reading

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