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Use of Weapons

Iain M. Banks

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 and 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 lost cause. But not even its machine could see the horrors in his past. Ferociously intelligent, both witty and horrific, USE OF WEAPONS is a masterpiece of science fiction.

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 and 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 lost cause. But not even its machine could see the horrors in his past. Ferociously intelligent, both witty and horrific, USE OF WEAPONS is a masterpiece of science fiction.
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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 and 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 lost cause. But not even its machine could see the horrors in his past. Ferociously intelligent, both witty and horrific, USE OF WEAPONS is a masterpiece of science fiction.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Peter Kenny

Length:

13h 30m


Chapters

Introduction
Introduction

26:23


Chapter 1
Chapter 1

24:01


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

21:58


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

22:37


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

18:26


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

16:33


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

15:52


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

20:36


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

24:41


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

25:41


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

15:31


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

28:48


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

18:17


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

18:49


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

11:41


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

21:37


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

18:25


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

14:55


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

18:35


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

20:46


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

23:15


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

20:04


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

11:14


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

12:24


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

17:47


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

23:10


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

29:04


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

29:56


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

18:28


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

21:01


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

15:49


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

16:59


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

23:56


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

27:21


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

15:08


Chapter 35
Chapter 35

16:03


Chapter 36
Chapter 36

12:42


Chapter 37
Chapter 37

11:09


Chapter 38
Chapter 38

19:51


Chapter 39
Chapter 39

29:32


Chapter 40
Chapter 40

11:10