Title: Against a Dark Background

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Title: Against a Dark Background Title Record # 2464
Author: Iain M. Banks
Date: 1993-00-00
Type: NOVEL
Webpages: Wikipedia-EN
Language: English
Synopsis: The daughter of an impoverished noble house and her squad of soldiers become thieves of antiquities; long after their retirement and separation she must assemble them again in order to find and steal the most powerful weapon ever created, or pay with her life.
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Other Titles

Translations
Year Language Title
1993 Italian L'arma finale
1998 German Vor einem dunklen Hintergrund [as by Iain Banks]
2006 French La plage de verre

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog# Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Against a Dark Background 1993-05-00 Iain M. Banks Orbit 1-85723-031-0 £15.99 487 hc novel Mark Salwowski Checkmark
Against a Dark Background 1993-08-00 Iain M. Banks Bantam Spectra 0-553-29225-0 $5.99 515 pb novel Paul Youll Checkmark
L'arma finale 1993-11-00 Iain M. Banks Editrice Nord (Cosmo Collana di Fantascienza #244) 88-429-0737-5 22,000 Lit 468 tp novel Alan Clark Checkmark
Against a Dark Background 1993-12-00 Iain M. Banks TSP #2386001 £8.99 487 tp novel  
Against a Dark Background 1994-01-00 Iain M. Banks Orbit 1-85723-185-6 £8.99 487 tp novel Mark Salwowski  
Against a Dark Background 1995-01-00 Iain M. Banks Orbit 1-85723-179-1 £6.99 487 tp novel Checkmark
Against a Dark Background 1995-07-00 Iain M. Banks Bantam Spectra 0-553-29225-0 $5.99 515 pb novel Paul Youll Checkmark
Against a Dark Background 1998-00-00 Iain M. Banks Orbit 1-85723-179-1 £6.99 487 tp novel Mark Salwowski Checkmark
Against a Dark Background 1998-00-00 Iain M. Banks Orbit 1-85723-179-1 £7.99 487 tp novel Checkmark
Vor einem dunklen Hintergrund 1998-00-00 Iain Banks Heyne (Heyne Science Fiction & Fantasy #5640) 3-453-11892-8 DM 19.90 783 pb novel Jan Heinecke Checkmark
Against a Dark Background 2000-00-00 Iain M. Banks Orbit 1-85723-179-1 £7.99 487 tp novel Mark Salwowski Checkmark
Against a Dark Background 2001-00-00 Iain M. Banks Orbit 1-85723-179-1 £7.99 487 tp novel Checkmark
L'arma finale 2004-10-00 Iain M. Banks Editrice Nord (Narrativa Nord #197) 88-429-1309-X € 17.00 468 hc novel  
Against a Dark Background 2005-00-00 Iain M. Banks Orbit 1-85723-179-1 £7.99 487 tp novel  
La plage de verre 2006-03-00 Iain M. Banks Fleuve Noir (Rendez-vous ailleurs) 2-265-08145-0 €25.00 555 tp novel Stephan Martiniere Checkmark
Against a Dark Background 2006-00-00 Iain M. Banks Orbit 1-85723-179-1 £7.99 487 tp novel  
Against a Dark Background 2007-00-00 Iain M. Banks Orbit 978-1-85723-179-3 £8.99 487 tp novel Checkmark
Against a Dark Background 2009-07-01 Iain M. Banks Orbit (US) 978-0-316-03637-5 $12.99 480 tp novel  
Against a Dark Background 2009-07-01 Iain M. Banks Orbit (US) 978-0-316-07594-7 $9.99   ebook novel  
Against a Dark Background date unknown Iain M. Banks Orbit 978-1-85723-179-3 £9.99 487 tp novel www.blacksheep-uk.com Checkmark
Against a Dark Background date unknown Iain M. Banks Bantam Spectra 0-553-29225-0 $5.99 515 pb novel Paul Youll Checkmark
Against a Dark Background date unknown Iain M. Banks Bantam Spectra 0-553-29225-0 $ 515 pb novel Paul Youll  
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