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Iain M. Banks

Very sad to hear the news that my friend Iain Banks has passed away.

We all thought he had several months at least before the inevitable end but it was not to be.
I heard the news on the BBC News at 22.00 and was impessed by Ian Rankin’s interview about him and what he has meant to his friends and readers.
And now I’m just back from our local pub, where we went and raised a glass of malt to his memory. I had 10 y.o. Lagavulin and my partner Madeleine had a 10 y.o. Caol Ila, both from Islay. Cheers, Iain, you shan’t be forgotten!

 

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June 9, 2013 - Posted by | Author News, Shop News & Chat

1 Comment »

  1. Not forgotten but sorely missed.

    Comment by olivertidy | June 10, 2013 | Reply


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