The Player of Games Iain M. Banks

The Player of Games

Author: Iain M. Banks
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Book Title
The Player of Games
Author
Iain M. Banks
ISBN
9780316005401
The Culture -- a human/machine symbiotic society -- has thrown up many great Game Players, and one of the greatest is Gurgeh. Jernau Morat Gurgeh. The Player of Games. Master of every board, computer and strategy. Bored with success, Gurgeh travels to the Empire of Azad, cruel and incredibly wealthy, to try their fabulous game. . .a game so complex, so like life itself, that the winner becomes emperor. Mocked, blackmailed, almost murdered, Gurgeh accepts the game, and with it the challenge of his life -- and very possibly his death.Binding Type: PaperbackAuthor: Iain M. BanksPublisher: OrbitPublished: 03/26/2008ISBN: 9780316005401Pages: 405Weight: 0.80lbsSize: 8.20h x 5.40w x 1.10d
The Culture -- a human/machine symbiotic society -- has thrown up many great Game Players, and one of the greatest is Gurgeh. Jernau Morat Gurgeh. The Player of Games. Master of every board, computer and strategy. Bored with success, Gurgeh travels to the Empire of Azad, cruel and incredibly wealthy, to try their fabulous game. . .a game so complex, so like life itself, that the winner becomes emperor. Mocked, blackmailed, almost murdered, Gurgeh accepts the game, and with it the challenge of his life -- and very possibly his death.

Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Iain M. Banks
Publisher: Orbit
Published: 03/26/2008
ISBN: 9780316005401
Pages: 405
Weight: 0.80lbs
Size: 8.20h x 5.40w x 1.10d
The Culture -- a human/machine symbiotic society -- has thrown up many great Game Players, and one of the greatest is Gurgeh. Jernau Morat Gurgeh. The Player of Games. Master of every board, computer and strategy. Bored with success, Gurgeh travels to the Empire of Azad, cruel and incredibly wealthy, to try their fabulous game. . .a game so complex, so like life itself, that the winner becomes emperor. Mocked, blackmailed, almost murdered, Gurgeh accepts the game, and with it the challenge of his life -- and very possibly his death.

Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Iain M. Banks
Publisher: Orbit
Published: 03/26/2008
ISBN: 9780316005401
Pages: 405
Weight: 0.80lbs
Size: 8.20h x 5.40w x 1.10d