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RIP Iain Banks
« on: June 09, 2013, 12:12:37 PM »
Ow.

Iain Banks, science fiction author, passed away from cancer this morning. He was 59 and had been diagnosed with the cancer in April.



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Re: RIP Iain Banks
« Reply #1 on: June 09, 2013, 12:23:37 PM »
:(

Always loved his non sci fi stuff.  I knew this was coming but I didn't expect it so soon after his announcement.


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Re: RIP Iain Banks
« Reply #2 on: July 17, 2013, 04:55:54 PM »
"Wasp Factory" and "Walking on glass" were outstanding. The Culture series were intriguing and well-written.