Finally finished these monsters. Plenty of cool ideas and detailed depictions of amazing and alien places. Although to be honest I preferred 'A Second Chance of Eden' and look forward to the next set of short stories to be published, which was hinted at on Peter's page
. Next on the reading list is 'Matter' by Iain M. Banks, quite a few more have been piled up after taking advantage of Boarders' closing down sale, with between 50%-70% off everything it was hard to resist.