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Look To Winward

Iain M. Banks

Look To Winward

The New Culture Novel

by Iain M. Banks

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Published by Orbit in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementIain M.Banks.
The Physical Object
Pagination357p. : Pbk.
Number of Pages357
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19121223M

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Look to Windward is a Look To Winward book to Banks' first Culture novel, Consider Phlebas (with both titles drawn from verses of Eliot's The Wasteland).

The story focuses on one of the Culture's Minds, a brilliant artificial intelligence that had inhabited a warship that both experienced and caused terrible suffering during the war recounted in the earlier by: 7. Look to Windward is a pseudo-sequel to Banks' first Culture novel, Consider Phlebas (with both titles drawn from verses of Eliot's The Wasteland).

The story focuses on one of the Culture's Minds, a brilliant artificial intelligence that had inhabited a warship that both experienced and caused terrible suffering during the war recounted in the earlier book/5(). I.e., look to change, look to the future, look forward, etc.

In the introduction this book was dedicated to the Gulf War veterans, and that seems very appropriate after finishing it. It deals primarily with PTSD, suicide, revenge, apathy, and the effects of trauma; the true cost of war both societally, and individually/5.

Hailed by SFX magazine as "an excellent hopping-on point if you've never read a Banks SF novel before," Look to Windward is an awe-inspiring immersion into the wildly original, vividly realized civilization that Banks calls the ed on: J Author Iain M.

Banks | Submitted by: Jane Kivik Free download or read online Look to Windward pdf (ePUB) (Culture Series) book. The first edition of the novel was published inand was written by Iain M. Banks. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format/5.

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Limited Offer. Look To Windward is mostly set on the orbital world of Masaq, and deals with an emissary from the civilisation of Chel, who has come to Masaq with the hope of persuading a Chelgrian exile to return problem with this book was that, for the first half, it lacked a sense of urgency or importance/5(47).

Synopsis Edit Look to Windward is primarily set on the Masaq' Orbital, some years after the conclusion of the Idiran-Culture War. The light of two supernovae - induced by the Idirans and causing billions of sentient deaths - as part of the the Twin Novae battle is reaching Masaq' as the action unfolds.

"Look to Windward" was first published inand was the sixth of his Sci-Fi books to feature the Culture. The Culture is a symbiotic society - part humanoid and part artificial intelligence. The artificial intelligence element to the Culture can be sub-divided into two parts - Drones and by: 7.

Sometimes a book is just so good, that it becomes hard to review properly, without reverting to long sentences overflowing with superlatives (which quickly becomes boring).

I know that I've used this excuse before, but that doesn't make it less true. So let me sum up Look to Windward in one sentence: Look to Windward is the ultimate Culture : Look To Windward () About book: Look to windward I think is book in which Banks goes back to what he does best i.e.

tell a engrossing story which has a lot of twists and turns. This time the story exclusively takes place on Masaq orbital and the descriptions of the orbital is another point which made this book really fascinating for of the strong points of the book for me where1. Hailed by SFX magazine as "an excellent hopping-on point if you've never read a Banks SF novel before," Look to Windward is an awe-inspiring immersion into the wildly original, vividly realized civilization that Banks calls the Culture.

PUBLISHERS WEEKLY /5(). The story of Look To Windward is a story of Culture intervention that goes horribly wrong. And it is told from the viewpoint of one soldier, one Major Quilian who during the course of a very short civil war lost his one true love.

And here;'s the twist, in the Civilisation of /5. Hailed by SFX magazine as "an excellent hopping-on point if you've never read a Banks SF novel before," Look to Windward is an awe-inspiring immersion into the wildly original, vividly realized civilization that Banks calls the Culture.

In terms of sheer storytelling prowess and verve, LOOK TO WINDWARD is a work of genius - SFX A great book - NEW SCIENTIST Banks keeps ratcheting up the suspense - GUARDIAN A mordant wit, a certain savagery and a wild imagination - MAIL ON SUNDAY/5().

What did you like most about Look to Windward. Another fantastic culture book. Great characters and an interesting plot. Peter Kenny once again brings this book to life. What about Peter Kenny’s performance did you like.

Peter delivers this book in his usual perfect way. His talent of. Editions for Look to Windward: (Paperback published in ), (Paperback published in ), (Kindle Edition published in ), 18 Cited by: 7.

SCIENCE FICTION BOOK SELECTION LOOK TO WINDWARD by IAIN M. BANKS. Look to Windward ( UK, USA) A Culture Novel USA Pocket book hardcover cover art by Jerry Vanderstelt pages (left) Orbit Books UK cover art by Mark Salwowski pages (right) From the back cover of the USA paperback.

The story of Look To Windward is a story of Culture intervention that goes horribly wrong. And it is told from the viewpoint of one soldier, one Major Quilian who during the course of a very short civil war lost his one true love.

And here;'s the twist, in the Civilisation of the Chel, from where Quilian originates death is no longer final/5().Look To Windward is the seventh Culture novel by Iain M. Banks. It is based around Masaq', a vast Culture orbital home to billions of people, and a secret plot involving it.