FILE - An April 7, 2004 photo from files showing author Iain 

FILE - An April 7, 2004 photo from files showing author Iain Banks at a function in London. Iain Banks’ publisher says that the Scottish writer has died after falling ill with cancer. Banks was known for his general fiction and science fiction, the latter written under the name Iain M. Banks. Banks published his first novel "The Wasp Factory" in 1984. His first science fiction novel, "Consider Phlebas," was published in 1987. (AP Photo/PA,Yui Mok, File)  UNITED KINGDOM OUT  NO SALES  NO ARCHIVE
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FILE - An April 7, 2004 photo from files showing author Iain Banks at a function in London. Iain Banks’ publisher says that the Scottish writer has died after falling ill with cancer. Banks was known for his general fiction and science fiction, the latter written under the name Iain M. Banks. Banks published his first novel "The Wasp Factory" in 1984. His first science fiction novel, "Consider Phlebas," was published in 1987. (AP Photo/PA,Yui Mok, File) UNITED KINGDOM OUT NO SALES NO ARCHIVE
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