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The Culture: The Drawings - Deluxe 'Special Circumstances' Edition

On sale

8th February 2024

Price: £250

Selected:  Hardcover / ISBN-13: 9780356522340

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Orbit presents this deluxe ‘Special Circumstances’ limited edition of The Culture: The Drawings, available worldwide exclusively from the Orbit UK store.

There will only be 750 copies printed of this exclusive collector’s edition.


The Culture: The Drawings is an extraordinary collection that celebrates the dazzling worldbuilding of Iain M. Banks, one of the most important and influential writers in modern science fiction. Faithfully reproduced from notebooks he kept in the 1970s and 80s, these annotated original illustrations depict the ships, habitats, geography, weapons and language of Banks’ Culture series of novels in incredible detail.

This is the ultimate collector’s edition for fans of the Culture series.

Praise for the Culture series:


‘Banks has created one of the most enduring and endearing visions of the future’ Guardian

‘Epic in scope, ambitious in its ideas and absorbing in its execution’
Independent on Sunday

‘Jam-packed with extraordinary invention’ Scotsman

‘Compulsive reading’
Sunday Telegraph

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