Fofo’s CBRIII Review # 23 – Excession by Iain M. Banks

Target: Iain M. Banks’ Excession

Profile: Science Fiction, Space Opera, Expanded Continuity.

The more I read of Banks, the more I am in awe of his ability to write in many different styles. Even within the brackets of his ever expanding Culture setting, the individual stories range from traditional epic Sci-Fi to thriller to detective story.  Excession reads like a love story welded to a political conspiracy and is remarkably un-centered on any particular character or plot.  Rather, the narrative is like a tapestry that being woven as you watch; dozens of divergent threads coming together to produce the final scene.

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