The wasp factory / Iain Banks.
Publication year: 1990
Publisher: London : Abacus, 1990.
Resource type: Physical
ISBN: 9780349101774 (pbk.) : 0349101779 :
Originally published: London: Macmillan, 1984.
Frank, no ordinary 16-year-old, lives with his father outside a remote Scottish village. His elder brother Eric is confined to a psychiatric hospital. When news comes of Eric's escape, Frank has to prepare the ground for his brother's inevitable return.
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244 p. ; 20 cm.
Review by Milebush Book Group This is the most unusual book read by many of us for a long time. The group was strongly divided; half did not feel they could cope with the subject as indicated by the nature of the violence in the opening pages. The rest felt that, once past the initial shock, the au