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Sci-Fi Author Iain Banks Has Terminal Cancer

Iain Banks's trademark black humour was to the fore as the much-loved Scottish author told the world he was "officially Very Poorly" and was expected to live for just "several months".

Banks, 59, announced in a statement on Wednesday posted on his website – which rapidly crashed as thousands attempted to see the news for themselves – that he had been diagnosed with late stage gall bladder cancer, and was extremely unlikely to live beyond a year.

Source: The Guardian. Read full article. (link)

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