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The bomb lives only as it is falling (Iain M Banks, ‘Use of Weapons’)

I. With such engagement, we can see how the Culture novels are progressing at this stage; book three, and yet again there are signature tropes, namely the complex central character (usually somewhat male), a female antagonist of persuasive talents over … Continue reading

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We came in all guns blazing anyway (Iain M Banks, ‘Consider Phlebas’ and ‘The Player of Games’)

Hello, The Internet. I am Rich Fox. I’m a man in my mid-thirties, currently living in Bristol, England. I worked as a cinema projectionist on and off for about thirteen years, and now I’m half-way through my part-time MA in … Continue reading

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