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The Wasp Factory - Iain Banks
The Wasp Factory
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'Two years after I killed Blyth I murdered my young brother Paul, for quite different reasons than I'd disposed of Blyth, and less than a year after that I did for my young cousin Esmerelda, more or less on a whim. That's my score to date. Three. I haven't killed anybody for years, and don't... show more
'Two years after I killed Blyth I murdered my young brother Paul, for quite different reasons than I'd disposed of Blyth, and less than a year after that I did for my young cousin Esmerelda, more or less on a whim. That's my score to date. Three. I haven't killed anybody for years, and don't intend to ever again. It was just a stage I was going through.' Enter - if you ca
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Format: Paperback
Publisher: Abacus
Pages no: 244
Edition language: English
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Bloodorange
Bloodorange rated it
3.0 The Wasp Factory
Well-written, engaging prose, great for analysis, but on the whole too disgusting for academic purposes. The book read was second-hand, and somebody covered the first two pages with comprehensive notes explaining everything there is to explain about the book (spoilers galore), but it didn't ruin my ...
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3.5 The Wasp Factory / Iain Banks
Two years after I killed Blyth I murdered my young brother Paul, for quite different reasons than I'd disposed of Blyth, and then a year after that I did for my young cousin Esmerelda more or less on a whim. That's my score to date. Three. I haven't killed anybody for years, and don't intend to ever...
The Primroses Were Over
The Primroses Were Over rated it
3.0 The Wasp Factory
So, er, this book happened. I'm having a lot of trouble responding to it, honestly. I almost don't want to three star it, because I'm just not sure "liked" is the appropriate word for it. It was well-done, for what it was. What it was was dark as hell, though. Seriously, horrifically dark as hell....
Mommy, am I cult?
Mommy, am I cult? rated it
4.0 The Wasp Factory
Review to come.
Sam Reviews Whatever He Feels Like
Sam Reviews Whatever He Feels Like rated it
4.5 The Wasp Factory
The Wasp Factory by Iain Banks is a messed up, twisted little horror of a book. Delightfully so. This brisk tale takes us into the world of Frank Cauldhame, a sixteen year old Scottish boy who might be described as troubled, if gross understatement is your thing. Told from his perspective, Frank l...
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