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Old October 19 2012, 01:05 AM   #217
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Re: What SF/F Book Are you Reading? .. Redux

^All right, we agree, they're not 'funny' as in comedy - but 'funny' as in filled with little things that might make you laugh.

I admit to liking his prose, then, filled with these little funny things and, yes, the details that make up the background to any Culture-novel; the three-to-four-hundred first pages of a five-to-six-hundred-pages Banks-novel are naught but a set-up for the story -but what a set-up!

(ETA: Oh, and I'm pretty sure he's read some Adams )

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