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The Player of Games: A Culture Novel


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The Player Of Games: A Culture Novel - Banks, Iain M.
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The second Culture novel from the awesome imagination of Iain M. Banks, a modern master of science fiction. 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, ...

The Player Of Games: A Culture Novel 1989, Orbit, London

ISBN-13: 9781857231465

Mass-market paperback