SeriesThe Culture

Series author: Iain M. Banks

28 Works Popularity 592 (11,298 Members) 39,667 Books 1,019 Reviews ½ 3.9

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Consider Phlebas by Iain M. Banks 7,230 copies, 221 reviews1
The Player of Games by Iain M. Banks 5,875 copies, 173 reviews2
Use of Weapons by Iain M. Banks 5,005 copies, 120 reviews3
The State of the Art by Iain M. Banks 2,599 copies, 41 reviewsShort stories, 4
Excession by Iain M. Banks 4,345 copies, 92 reviews5
Inversions by Iain M. Banks 3,145 copies, 54 reviews6
Look to Windward by Iain M. Banks 3,812 copies, 69 reviews7
Matter by Iain M. Banks 3,409 copies, 83 reviews8
Surface Detail by Iain M. Banks 2,228 copies, 82 reviews9
The Hydrogen Sonata by Iain M. Banks 1,706 copies, 77 reviews10

Companion

A Few Notes on Marain [essay] by Iain M. Banks 1 copy, 1 reviewessay 1
A Few Notes on the Culture by Iain M. Banks 5 copies, 1 reviewessay 2
The Culture: Notes and Drawings by Iain M. Banks 1 copy

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The Culture series is a science fiction series written by Scottish author Iain M. Banks and released from 1987 through to 2012. The stories centre on The Culture, a utopian, post-scarcity space society of humanoid aliens, and advanced superintelligent artificial intelligences living in artificial habitats spread across the Milky Way galaxy. The main theme of the series is the dilemmas that an idealistic, more-advanced civilization faces in dealing with smaller, less-advanced civilizations that do not share its ideals, and whose behaviour it sometimes finds barbaric.
URL: https://en.wikipedia.org….org/wiki/Culture_series (English, Wikipedia)

Other Names

Finnish: Kulttuuri — French: Le cycle de la culture — German: Kultur-Zyklus — Hungarian: A Kultúra — Spanish: La Cultura

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