Skip to content

Surface Detail
by Iain M. Banks

RRP €12.80

Surface Detail
by Author Name Iain M. Banks

Book details for title
List Price:12.80
Format: Paperback, 196 x 128 x 40mm, 640pp
Publication date: 26 May 2011
Publisher: Orbit
ISBN-13: 9781841498959


It begins in the realm of the Real, where matter still matters. Lededje Y'breq is one of the Intagliated, her marked body bearing witness to a family shame, her life belonging to a man whose lust for power is without limit. Prepared to risk everything for her freedom, her release, when it comes, is at a price, and to put things right she will need the help of the Culture. It begins in the realm of the Real. It begins with a murder. And it will not end until the Culture has gone to war with death itself.


One of the most entertaining Culture novels for a long time SFX Famed for his profoundly dark and intelligent humour, Iain M Banks has succeeded in weaving another intricate tale that offers fascinating insight into the human condition SciFi Now