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Author LinkBanks, Iain,1954-
Title LinkUse of weapons / Iain M. Banks.
Imprint New York : Orbit, 2008.
Description vi, 499 p. ;  21 cm.
Type of Material Monograph
Gen. Note "A culture novel"--Cover.
Summary "The man known as Cheradenine Zakalwe was one of Special Circumstances’ foremost agents, changing the destiny of planets to suit the Culture through intrigue, dirty tricks and military action. The woman known as Diziet Sma had plucked him from obscurity and pushed him towards his present eminence, but despite all their dealings she did not know him as well as she thought. The drone known as Skaffen-Amtiskaw knew both of these people. It had once saved the woman’s life by massacring her attackers in a particularly bloody manner. It believed the man to be a lost cause. But not even its machine could see the horrors in his past"--From publisher description.
Subject LinkSpace warfare -- Fiction.
LinkScience fiction.

System Number 000663107
ISBN Link0316030570 (pbk.)
Link9780316030571 (pbk.)

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