Complicity [Iain Banks] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This is the fact of being an accomplice, esp. in a criminal act. A few spiffs, a spot of. Complicity Poster Iain Banks (novel), Bryan Elsley . this film, based on iain banks’ novel, is an impressive production, with excellent actors, breathtaking. Involvement; connection; liability – Complicity is a stunning exploration of the morality of greed, corruption and violence, venturing fearlessly into.

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At the end of the book, Colley is diagnosed with lung cancer a downbeat ending omitted in the film adaptation. The one where he finally gets sent to the Middle East to be a real reporter and bamks again he freezes.

A thriller and a work of art and a foray into human conscience, responsibility, and friendship all at once, this is truly an unexpected experience. The description of the murders which are ingeniously sadistic is done in a fairly detailed manner. Mar 15, Dane rated it liked it. Sign in with Facebook Other Sign in options. Detained by the police as a suspect, Cameron protests that he’s being set up, but he cannot hide a certain complicit admiration for the avenger’s violent justice.


No eBook available Amazon. Sign up here to receive your Complicigy alerts. These two stories eventually meet but the trip to the junction is strewn with Banks’ beautiful prose and nail-biting descriptions. Cameron’s initially working on an article involving a conspiracy surrounding Whisky and it’s chill filtering methods and artificial colouring, but that quickly gets the not so subtle ‘stop digging or you may digging your own grave’ treatment, which immediate complicit production.


More books from this author: And I must admit retrospectively that the book chose me! Be the first to discover new talent! I also loved how well balanced the book was, as a reader you really have no idea what’s going on, you know you have no idea what’s going on but there’s enough given to you that you don’t feel lost or frustrated.

Then only a few more pages in, you meet Mr. Not a dull moment throughout the book.

View all 13 comments. We read his story through his eyes, in first person. But otherwise he has kept his parts apart.

COMPLICITY by Iain M. Banks | Kirkus Reviews

Must redeem within 90 days. Literate and satisfying, with a very nice ending.

An extremely superior piece of sex and violence. Thanks for telling us about the problem. It seems someone is killing off the people on his list, one by one. Works of Iain Banks. Ever read a newspaper report about a daft judge giving stupid sentence and the criminal getting away with it It was a memorable debut.

We do indeed have exposed sex, unexpurgated violence and a Thatcherite setting. That said it had a few issues for me. To what extent are we complicit in what happens to us?


My library Help Advanced Book Search. New York Newsday The sort of sophisticated whodunit that keeps you guessing and keeps you thinking Life is comfortable enough but uneventful, until someone starts murdering the people in his articles in gruesome ways based on their misdeeds.


But this is not what cokplicity writes. The child of a naval officer and a former professional ice skater, he studied English at Stirling University while working as a construction worker and gardener, among other jobs. I also iai how well balanced the book was, as a reader you really have no idea what’s going on, you know you have no idea what This is the first book in ages I’ve felt a real compulsion to read and finish, which is not to say it’s necessarily better than the last few books I’ve read, just that it’s the kind of book that’s utterly compelling.

It had interesting characters, good plot, gratuitous sex and violence. The sad occasion that made me pick up this compilcity book was reading about Iain Banks terminal illness and realising that I’d never got around to reading any of his books.

At this point, it gets really hard to put this book down, and the suspense just builds and builds. Tell us what you like, so we can send you books you’ll love. Iain Banks came to widespread and complicigy public notice with the original publication of his first novel, The Wasp Factory, recently selected iiain a British poll as one of the top novels of the century.