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The Wasp Factory - Iain Banks
The Wasp Factory
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Good: A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact (including dust cover, if applicable). The spine may show signs of wear. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include "From the library of" labels.Some of... show more
Good: A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact (including dust cover, if applicable). The spine may show signs of wear. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include "From the library of" labels.Some of our books may have slightly worn corners, and minor creases to the covers. Please note the cover may sometimes be different to the one shown.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780349101774 (0349101779)
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 ...
Wanda's Book Reviews
Wanda's Book Reviews rated it
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.
Death by Book Avalanche
Death by Book Avalanche rated it
2.0 The Wasp Factory
✭✭ 2 StarsThis was a very difficult book for me to rate so I rated it purely based on 'personal enjoyment'.Yes the book was dark and clever and so well written but the enjoyment factor just wasn't there for me. Something I can not handle to read about is the abusing, torturing and killing of animals...
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