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The Steep Approach to Garbadale - Signed 1st Edition

£14.99

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Signed on title page. Generally very good condition but can only be sold as "good" due to previous sticker has damaged by the dustjacket.

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.

Item details

Author(s):
Banks, Iain
Condition:
Used: good
Edition:
2007
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0316731056
ISBN-13:
9780316731058
Number of pages:
390
Publisher:
Little, Brown

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Signed on title page. Generally very good condition but can only be sold as "good" due to previous sticker has damaged by the dustjacket.

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.

Author(s):
Banks, Iain
Condition:
Used: good
Edition:
2007
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0316731056
ISBN-13:
9780316731058
Number of pages:
390
Publisher:
Little, Brown

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