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Iain Menzies Banks (born on February 16, 1954 in Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland) is a writer of, as Iain Banks, mainstream novels and, as Iain M. Banks, science fiction.

His mainstream novels are:

Much of his science fiction deals with a large pan-galactic organisation, The Culture, which he describes in intricate detail:

His other, non-Culture, science fiction novels are:

Like Ken MacLeod, another writer of technical and social science fiction also from Glasgow, and an acquaintance of his, a strong awareness of left-wing history shows in his writings. The argument that an economy of abundance renders anarchy viable (or even inevitable) is one that many consider would be an interesting experiment, were it testable.



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