PDF/Ebook [The State Of The Art (Short Story)]
Isation Minds hyper space battle ships nestling in a "STAR S PHOTOSPHERE FABULOUSBEFORE I CONTINUE WITH THE REST " s photosphere FabulousBefore I continue with the rest the Culture novels I thought I d give this #collection of short stories a go Well I have to say I m not impressed and #of short stories a go Well I have to say I m not impressed and m so glad I didn t start here instead of with Consider PhlebasRoad of Skulls Not bad a traditional style short story with a thrown in twistA Gift from the Culture I couldn t see the pointOdd attachment Just annoying A ridiculous play on She Loves Me She Loves Me Not With A Juvenile EndingDescendant me she loves me not with a juvenile ndingDescendant good but a rather obvious ndingCleaning Up Liked this onePiece Really liked this oneScratch Yes Having read all of Banks Scifi a decade ago and now revisiting them The State of the Art is the only one I have never read not being a massive fan of short stories This collection demonstrates lists this as book 4 in the Culture series I don t think it belongs in the seriesAlthough it contains some Culture short stories the uality is far lower and when you are 3 books into T Story) author Iain M. Banks This is the best. ,
I first read this ago #BUT RECENTLY I THOUGHT #recently I ve thought of some of the Culture books It seems the stories in this collection were around the same time as Iain M Banks debut Culture novel Consider Phlebas I thought the title story worked well while the others were a bit of a mixed bunch Some I njoyed Descendant Cleaning Up while others didn t appeal as much Although claims this was the fourth book in the Culture series it takes a couple of chapters before you realise it s nothing of the kind Taking the book on its merits a set of random stories some were mildly La ménopause au jour le jour - Découvrez comment alléger vos symptômes entertaining but overall this book felt like a self indulgent foray for the author into random topics from Sovietra politics to over stereotyped Cockney characters Some funny one liners but overall one to consider skipping I ve read two Iain M Banks novels The Wasp Factory and Consider Phlebas twice I ve loved both of them What I find appealing about Consider Phlebas is the fantastic imagery of a soaring technological civil. Amazing Kindle Epub, The State Of The Art (Shor.