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Author LinkBanks, Iain,1954-
Title LinkThe player of games / Iain M. Banks.
Imprint New York : Orbit, 2008.
Description 405 p. :  port. ;  21 cm.
Type of Material Monograph
Series ( Culture novel )
Gen. Note "A Culture novel"--Cover.
Excerpt from the author’s novel Matter: p. 397-405.
Summary In the human-machine symbiotic society called The Culture, there have been many great game players. One, Gurgeh, is a master of every board, computer, and strategy. He travels to the Empire of Azad to try its game, one so complex and like life itself, that the winner becomes emperor. With this game, he takes on the challenge of his life, and possibly his death.
Subject LinkComputer games -- Fiction.
LinkScience fiction.

System Number 000663106
ISBN Link9780316005401 (pbk.)
Link0316005401 (pbk.)

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