Definition of Iain Banks from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


Iain Banks

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(1954-2013) a Scottish author whose best-known novels include The Wasp Factory (1984), The Crow Road (1992) and Dead Air (2002). He also wrote science fiction novels under the name Iain M Banks, including a series of books about a civilization called the Culture, which exists across many planets.