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Title: Matter Title Record # 640181
Author: Iain M. Banks
Date: 2008-01-31
Type: NOVEL
Series: Culture
Series Number: 8
Webpages: Wikipedia-EN
Language: English
Synopsis: In a distant-future, highly advanced society of seemingly unlimited technological capability, a crime is committed within a war. For one brother it means a desperate flight, and a search for the one--maybe two--people who could clear his name. For his brother it means a life lived under constant threat of treachery and murder. And for their sister, it means returning to a place she'd thought abandoned forever. Only the sister is not what she once was; Djan Seriy Anaplian has become an agent of the Culture's Special Circumstances section, charged with high-level interference in civilizations throughout the greater galaxy. Concealing her new identity--and her particular set of abilities--might be a dangerous strategy. In the world to which Anaplian returns, nothing is quite as it seems; and determining the appropriate level of interference in someone else's war is never a simple matter. (WorldCat)
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Translations
Year Language Title
2008 German Sphären [as by Iain Banks]
2009Translated by Patrick Dusoulier
French Trames

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Matter 2008-00-00 Iain M. Banks The Easton Press (Signed First Editions of Science Fiction)     xi+
593
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
novel  
Sphären 2008-00-00 Iain Banks Heyne 978-3-453-52500-9 €16.00 797
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.
novel  
Matter 2008-01-31 Iain M. Banks Orbit 978-0-356-24920-9 £18.99 612
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
novel  
Matter 2008-02-00 Iain M. Banks Orbit 978-1-84149-417-3 £18.99 593
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
novel Debra Lill Checkmark
Matter 2008-02-00 Iain M. Banks Orbit (US) 978-0-316-00536-4 $25.99 593
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
novel Debra Lill Checkmark
Matter 2008-02-00 Iain M. Banks Orbit (US) 978-0-316-04072-3 $14.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
novel Checkmark
Matter 2008-02-00 Iain M. Banks Orbit 978-1-84149-418-0 £12.99 593
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.
novel Debra Lill  
Matter 2008-02-07 Iain M. Banks Hachette Audio 978-1-4055-0389-1 £25.00  
audio CD?Compact disc with standard audio tracks
novel  
Matter 2008-04-00 Iain M. Banks Orbit / SFBC 1253327 $14.99 593
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
novel Debra Lill  
Matter 2008-09-04 Iain M. Banks Orbit 978-0-7481-1004-9 £5.49  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
novel  
Matter 2009-00-00 Iain M. Banks Orbit 978-1-84149-419-7 £7.99 611
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.
novel Debra Lill Checkmark
Trames 2009-01-00 Iain M. Banks Robert Laffont (Ailleurs et demain) 978-2-221-11133-8   600
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.
novel  
Matter 2009-02-00 Iain M. Banks Orbit (US) 978-0-316-00537-1 $14.99 611
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.
novel Debra Lill Checkmark
Matter 2009-02-00 Iain M. Banks Orbit 978-1-84149-419-7 £7.99 593
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.
novel Debra Lill Checkmark
Matter 2010-00-00 Iain M. Banks Orbit 978-1-84149-419-7 £7.99 611
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.
novel Debra Lill Checkmark
Matter 2011-00-00 Iain M. Banks Orbit 978-1-84149-419-7 £8.99 593+
[48]
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.
novel Debra Lill Checkmark
Trames 2012-09-00 Iain M. Banks Le Livre de Poche (Le Livre de Poche - Science Fiction #32704) 978-2-253-16465-4   840
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.
novel  
Matter 2014-00-00 Iain M. Banks Orbit 978-1-84149-419-7 £8.99 593+
[11]
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.
novel Debra Lill Checkmark
Matter date unknown Iain M. Banks Orbit (US) 978-0-316-00536-4 $25.99 593
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
novel Debra Lill Checkmark
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