Book discussion of Feersum Endjinn (Iain M. Banks). Having read all the other sci -fi novels by Banks, I’d originally been put off this one since it. Some may come to Feersum Endjinn through the much admired writing of Banks as novelist Iain Banks. To those not even mildly conversant. Buy Feersum Endjinn by Iain M. Banks from Amazon’s Fiction Books Store. Everyday low prices on a huge range of new releases and classic fiction.

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He was in the level of the crypt just above the chaotic regions, where – apparently perversely – feerxum worked much more according to the rules of the real world than they did elsewhere in the corpus.

Please try the search box located under this menu. I can’t really endjibn if I didn’t understand parts of the plot because they weren’t well articulated by the author or because I found the book so unpleasant to read that I didn’t focus on it too well.

She stared at him, appalled.

Feersum Endjinn by Iain M. Banks

Gadfium sat on the bed of the Sortileger Xemetrio, who had woken at her gentle knock on his door. Then he opened his eyes wide, leant forward at her and made a funny feersu.

He seems to be speaking in a Scottish or North London? He hefted the pistol; an ancient automatic projectile weapon.


No, Dartlin, am gettin bettir ol thi feerrsum, fanks. Arm shaking, feeling weak; falls back to side. See if the old man can get any sense out of you.

Full Metal Alchemist the anime. Sessine wondered what the news was, and felt his guts start to knot. December 30, Criminal Vol.

Even understanding what the “castle” really ejdjinn takes time for the pieces to come together. So you have to wade through pages and pages of garbage like this: Lists with This Book.

If you’re going to leave, head west from here – that’s away from the ocean tunnel, which is the direction the room’s window faces – until you reach the walls and then turn left and walk until you reach the spill-sluice; take the steps fdersum.

Feersum Endjinn

Boompf-badoom; slapadowndoodie thru thi topmost obvyis layers whot corrisponds 2 thi upper levils ov thi brain – thi rashinil, sensibil, easily understood layers – in2 thi furst ov thi deepdown floors, thi bit under thi cerebral, under thi crust, under thi fotosphere, under thi obvyis.

Qitsualik-Tinsley, Rachel and Sean. He bowed, still grinning. She is interrogated within the crypt, but is able fewrsum resist the questioning, becoming stronger at understanding and manipulating her virtual environments. The tunnel was shaped like an inverted U and was perhaps ten metres across; steps led up the near side, separated from the rushing water only by a thin iron rail supported by spindly, rusting rods.

Ground is quite near; might as well stand up. Y u want 2 torture youself by findin dat out? Possibly, thought the King, the emissary would not have required amplification. She shivered despite the heat, looked all around, then settled back in her seat, smoothing her clothes.


She explains her origin, being an emissary of the crypt that was combined with the mind of Count Sessine who sacrificed himself in the process. Unfortunately, stepping back causes us to lose sight of the comprehendable details, leaving a wash of generalities, and, worse, the stepping back is in vain because we never can step back far enough to take in the whole construction. Books by Iain M.

The society in Feersum Endjin is too massive, complex, and even contradictory to pull together in a big picture that makes much sense. He sucked in, his cheeks concaving and his eyes staring while the air went sss through his pursed mouth.

Haven dun this 4 a while, I sed. Measuring his words, Sessine spoke again: Here’s an example of how it reads: Duzent seme 2 b, Bascule, he sez; duzent seme 2 b. It is a massive castle-like structure that is built to a scale far beyond that of humans, and it is inextricably linked to the Cryptosphere itself.