Search Type
  • All
  • Subject
  • Title
  • Author
  • Publisher
  • Series Title
Search Title

Download

The Business

The Business( )
Author: Banks, Iain
ISBN:978-0-7432-0015-8
Publication Date:Nov 2001
Publisher:Simon & Schuster
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $25.95
Book Description:

Who Do You Work For? The Business, a nearly omnipotent enterprise, is so infinitely discreet that even its top executives are vague about its actual business. It predates the Christian church and counts among its vast riches dozens of Michelangelo's pornographic paintings and several sets of Crown jewels. The only thing it lacks is political clout, a problem the Business plans to solve by buying a nation and joining the United Nations. Kate Telman, the Business's...
More Description

Book Details
Pages:400
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.25 x 8 x 0.9 Inches
Book Weight:1.03 Pounds
Author Biography
Banks, Iain (Author)
Iain Banks was born in Fife in 1954 and was educated at Stirling University where he studied English Literature, Philosophy and Psychology.

Banks came to widespread and controversial public note with the publication of his first novel, The Wasp Factory, in 1984. His first science fiction novel, Consider Phlebas, was published in 1987. He continued to write both mainstream fiction (as Iain Banks) and science fiction (as Iain M. Banks).

Banks' mainstream fiction included The Wasp Factory (1984), Walking on Glass (1985), The Bridge (1986), Espedair Street (1987), Canal Dreams (1989), The Crow Road (1992), Complicity (1993), Whit (1995), A Song of Stone (1997), The Business (1999), Dead Air (2002) and The Steep Approach to Garbadale (2007).

His final book, The Quarry, was released posthumously on June 20, 2013. Banks died on June 9, 2013 of terminal gall bladder cancer. 030



Featured Books

The Matriarch
Page, Susan
Electronic book text:
The Golden Tresses of the Dead
Bradley, Alan
Hardback: $35.99
Born a Crime
Noah, Trevor
Paperback: $18.00

Rate this title:

Select your rating below then click 'submit'.






I do not wish to rate this title.