Against a Dark Background is a science fiction novel by Scottish writer Iain M. Banks, first published in 1993. It was his first science fiction novel not to be based or set in the Culture.
In a future where the ancients have long since departed Earth for the stars, those left behind live complacent lives filled with technological marvels they no longer understand. Then a cosmic threat known as the Encroachment begins a devastating ice age on Earth, and it sets in motion a series of events that will …
Complicity is a novel by Scottish author Iain Banks. It was published in 1993.
The State of the Art is a short story collection by Scottish writer Iain M. Banks, first published in 1991. The collection includes some stories originally published under his other byline, Iain Banks as well as the title novella and others set in Banks' Culture fictional universe.
The Business is a novel by the Scottish writer Iain Banks, published in 1999.
The Bridge is a novel by Scottish author Iain Banks. It was published in 1986. The book switches between three protagonists, John Orr, Alex, and the Barbarian. It is an unconventional love story.
Whit, or, Isis amongst the unsaved is a novel by the Scottish writer Iain Banks, published in 1995. Isis Whit, a young but important member of a small, quirky cult in Scotland, narrates. The community suspects that Isis' cousin Morag is in danger, and sends Isis out to help.
Dead Air is a Scottish novel by Iain Banks, published in 2002.
Espedair Street is a novel by Scottish writer Iain Banks, published in 1987.
Walking on Glass is the second novel by Scottish writer Iain Banks, published in 1985. Banks would go on to write several more novels before his death in 2013, including several acclaimed science fiction novels that formed the Culture series. Walking on Glass is formed of three storylines that initially do not appear …