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Great Novels of the 22nd Century: Use of Weapons

Left Bank Books

Join Great Novels of the 22nd Century for a reading group discussion of Use of Weapons by Iain M. Banks!

The man known as Cheradenine Zakalwe was one of Special Circumstances' foremost agents, changing the destiny of planets to suit the Culture through intrigue, dirty tricks and military action. The woman known as Diziet Sma had plucked him from obscurity and pushed him towards his present eminence, but despite all their dealings she did not know him as well as she thought. The drone known as Skaffen-Amtiskaw knew both of these people. It had once saved the woman's life by massacring her attackers in a particularly bloody manner. It believed the man to be a lost cause. But not even its machine could see the horrors in his past. Ferociously intelligent, both witty and horrific, Use of Weapons is a masterpiece of science fiction.

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Wednesday, September 6, 2017 - 7:00pm
Left Bank Books
399 N. Euclid Ave.
Saint Louis, MO 63108
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ISBN: 9780316030571
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Orbit - July 1st, 2008