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The Wasp Factory - Iain Banks
The Wasp Factory
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3.60 25
Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780349138909 (0349138907)
Publisher: Abacus
Pages no: 244
Edition language: English
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capriceum
capriceum rated it
5.0 The Wasp Factory
This takes place on an island in Scotland, with a wild cast of characters. The beginning was quite compelling, and I could tell early on that I would like the author's style. His prose and imagery is beautifully horrific. Frank's perspective is fascinating. He spends his days performing a sort of ...
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.
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