Use Of Weapons

  • Author Iain M. Banks
  • Narrator Peter Kenny
  • Publisher Little, Brown Book Group
  • Run Time 13 hours and 28 minutes
  • Format Audio
  • Genre Science fiction.

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What to expect

The man known as Cheradenine Zakalwe was one of Special Circumstances’ foremost agents, changing the destiny of planets to suit the Culture through intrigue, dirty tricks or military action.

The woman known as Diziet Sma had plucked him from obscurity and pushed him towards his present eminence, but despite all their dealings she did not know him as well as she thought.

The drone known as Skaffen-Amtiskaw knew both of these people. It had once saved the woman’s life by massacring her attackers in a particularly bloody manner. It believed the man to be a burnt-out case. But not even its machine intelligence could see the horrors in his past.

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