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If you want to ease in to the series, I suggest you start with the following in this order:

The Player of Games (most accessible culture novel tbh and a good intro)

Excession (focuses a lot on the Culture minds and their interaction with each other)

Use of Weapons (one of my personal favorites)

Anything else - if you have read the above you will have a good feel for how much you like the Culture universe.

Whilst none of the novels require that you have read a previous Culture novel, the more recent (Surface Detail, Hydrogen Sonata) sort of have a background assumption that you at least have a passing familiarity with the Culture.

I would avoid Inversions altogether (not a culture novel imo) and The State of the Art is short stories, only 2 of which are Culture stories IIRC, so only read it if you are a Culture completionist.
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Culture Series - by MacGregor - 08-16-2020, 03:48 AM
RE: Culture Series - by Dfleymmes1134 - 08-16-2020, 04:16 AM
RE: Culture Series - by Drashner1 - 08-16-2020, 04:29 AM
RE: Culture Series - by MacGregor - 08-16-2020, 08:53 PM
RE: Culture Series - by stevebowers - 08-16-2020, 11:45 PM
RE: Culture Series - by MacGregor - 09-09-2020, 09:08 PM

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