Steep Approach to Garbadale by Iain Banks
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Steep Approach to Garbadale
By Iain Banks

The Steep Approach to Garbadale

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Steep Approach to Garbadale by Iain Banks

Book Awards

  • Shortlisted for The Clare Maclean Prize for Scottish Fiction 2007.

Book Description

Dark family secrets, a long-lost love affair and a multi-million pound gaming business lie at the heart of Iain Banks's fabulous new novel. The Wopuld family built its fortune on a board game called Empire! ? now a hugely successful computer game. So successful, the American Spraint Corp wants to buy the firm out. Young renegade Alban, who has been evading the family clutches for years, is run to ground and persuaded to attend the forthcoming family gathering ? part birthday party, part Extraordinary General Meeting ? convened by Win, Wopuld matriarch and most powerful member of the board, at Garbadale, the family's highland castle. Being drawn back into the bosom of the clan brings an inevitable and disconcerting confrontation with Alban's past. What drove his mother to take her own life? And is he yet ready to see Sophie, his beautiful, enchanting cousin and teenage love, at the EGM? Grandmother Win's revelations will radically alter Alban's perspective for ever.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780316731058
ISBN-10: 0316731056
Format: Hardback
(234mm x 153mm x mm)
Pages: 400
Imprint: Little, Brown & Company
Publisher: Little, Brown & Company
Publish Date: 1-Mar-2007
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Iain Banks

Iain Banks came to widespread and controversial public notice with the publication of his first novel, THE WASP FACTORY, in 1984. He has since gained enormous popular and critical acclaim for both his mainstream and his science fiction novels.

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