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Sharing nothing in common except links to an organization committed to protecting the world from itself, an assembly of dubious characters including a torturer, a reluctant assassin, and an amnesiac patient confront challenges beyond their imagining. By the best-selling author of Matter.
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** 'Baroque, digressive, kinetic, teeming with big ideas and grand theories, it's a novel to get lost in . . . gripping (THE TIMES)
** 'Stunning . . . tackles the issues of the responsibility of power, the moral implications of intervention and even the philosophical conundrum of what constitutes life itself. If only more contemporary fiction were like it . . . A book that makes you l (INDEPENDENT ON SUNDAY)
** 'One of Iain Banks's most imaginative and compelling novels yet (SCOTSMAN)
Iain Banks's classic novel reissued with a striking new cover
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