IAIN M. BANKS SIGNING AT FORBIDDEN PLANET



Forbidden Planet Megastore (179 Shaftesbury Avenue, London, WC2H 8JR) was pleased to host a signing by Iain M. Banks on on Thursday 7th October 2010. He signed copies of his new Culture novel Surface Detail

Hugo Award winner Iain was born in Fife and educated at Stirling University where he read English Literature, Philosophy and Psychology. He gained widespread and controversial public notice in 1984 with his first novel, The Wasp Factory and went on to create of SFs best-loved fictional settings – the ‘Culture’ in novels such as Consider Phlebas and Player of Games. He’s almost unique in achieving success in two genres: mainstream, literary fiction, and science fiction.

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Iain Banks at Forbidden Planet

[Iain Banks at Forbidden Planet  ]

Iain Banks meeting fans at FP

[Iain Banks meeting fans at FP ]

Iain Banks at FP (Rocky dressing gowns not his!)

[Iain Banks at FP (Rocky dressing gowns not his!) ]

Fans queue at Forbidden Planet to meet Iain Banks

[Fans queue at Forbidden Planet to meet Iain Banks ]

Surface Detail by Iain M Banks

[Surface Detail by Iain M Banks ]