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Title: Surface Detail Title Record # 1143220
Author: Iain M. Banks
Date: 2010-10-07
Type: NOVEL
Series: Culture
Series Number: 9
Webpages: Wikipedia-EN
Language: English
Synopsis: A young woman attempting to escape her tyrannical plutocratic master becomes entangled with vastly powerful interstellar civilizations clashing over a philosophical difference regarding virtual universes.
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Other Titles

Translations
Year Language Title
2011Translated by Patrick Dusoulier First half of the original novel.
French Les enfers virtuels 1: Surface
2011Translated by Patrick Dusoulier Second half of the original novel.
French Les enfers virtuels 2: Détail
2012Translated by Andreas Brandhorst
German Krieg der Seelen [as by Iain Banks]
2013Translated by Patrick Dusoulier
French Les enfers virtuels

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Surface Detail 2010-10-00 Iain M. Banks Orbit 978-1-84149-893-5 £18.99 627
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
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Surface Detail 2010-10-00 Iain M. Banks Orbit (US) 978-0-316-12340-2 $25.99 627
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
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Surface Detail 2010-10-07 Iain M. Banks Orbit 978-1-84149-894-2 £12.99 627
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
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Surface Detail 2010-10-07 Iain M. Banks Orbit 978-0-7481-1733-8 £5.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
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Surface Detail 2010-10-28 Iain M. Banks Orbit (US) / SFBC 1330720 $14.99 416
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
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Surface Detail 2010-10-28 Iain M. Banks Orbit (US) 978-0-316-18048-1 $9.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
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Surface Detail 2011-03-01 Iain M. Banks ISIS Audio Books 978-1-4450-0771-7    
audio MP3 CD?Compact disc with mp3-encoded audio tracks
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Surface Detail 2011-05-12 Iain M. Banks Orbit (US) 978-0-316-12341-9 $14.99 644
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
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Surface Detail 2011-05-26 Iain M. Banks Orbit 978-1-84149-895-9 £8.99 627
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
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Les enfers virtuels 1: Surface 2011-10-00 Iain M. Banks Robert Laffont (Ailleurs et demain) 978-2-221-12790-2 €21.00 388
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
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Les enfers virtuels 2: Détail 2011-10-00 Iain M. Banks Robert Laffont (Ailleurs et demain) 978-2-221-12791-9 €20.00 326
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
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Surface Detail 2012-00-00 Iain M. Banks Orbit 978-1-84149-895-9 £8.99 627
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
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Krieg der Seelen 2012-01-00 Iain Banks Heyne 978-3-453-52871-0 €15.99 799
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
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Les enfers virtuels 2013-09-00 Iain M. Banks Le Livre de Poche (Le Livre de Poche - Science Fiction #33142) 978-2-253-16977-2   864
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
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Surface Detail date unknown Iain M. Banks Orbit (US) 978-0-316-12341-9 $14.99 644
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
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