↠´ Read ñ The Wasp Factory by Iain Banks ð izmirescort.pro
↠´ Read ñ The Wasp Factory by Iain Banks ð Frank, No Ordinary Sixteen Year Old, Lives With His Father OutsIde A Remote Scottish Village Their Life Is, To Say The Least, Unconventional Frank S Mother Abandoned Them Years Ago His Elder Brother Eric Is Confined To A Psychiatric Hospital And His Father Measures Out His Eccentricities On An Imperial Scale Frank Has Turned To Strange Acts Of Violence To Vent His Frustrations In The Bizarre Daily Rituals There Is Some Solace But When News Comes Of Eric S Escape From The Hospital Frank Has To Prepare The Ground For His Brother S Inevitable Return An Event That Explodes The Mysteries Of The Past And Changes Frank Utterly The Wasp Factory Is A Work Of Horrifying Compulsion Horrifying, Because It Enters A Mind Whose Realities Are Not Our Own, Whose Values Of Life And Death Are Alien To Our Society Compulsive, Because The Humour And Compassion Of That Mind Reach Out To Us All A Novel Of Extraordinary originality, Imagination And Comic Ferocity
this is some hard stuff, and by hard i mean Hard Like the Marquis de Sade Is Hard do not read this if you cannot stomach depictions of animal torture do not read this if you cannot stomach the murder of children this one was hard for me to read at times, and i read some pretty terrible things.
but this is actually not a bleak book perhaps because of the narrator young Frank is a sadistic creature but his perspective is often self deprecatingly wry or amusingly pedantic he may be an affectless sociopath who channels his monstrous emotions into bizarre rituals and vicious traps, but hey he is also a sensit
Of course, I know how small a piece of land my island is I m not a fool I know the size of the planet and just how minuscule is that part of it I know I ve watched too much television and seen too many nature and travel programmes not to appreciate how limited my own knowledge is in terms of first hand experience of other places but I don t want to go farther afield, I don t need to travel or see foreign climes or know different people I know who I am and I know my limitation I restrict my horizons for my own good reasons fear oh, yes, I admit it and a need for reassurance and safety in a world which just so happened to treat me very cruelly at an age before I had any real chance of affecting it Frank is sixteen years old and lives with his father on an island near a small village in Scotland His father is eccentric, but Frank is something quit What are you reading Ehum, a book I bought at Gatwick airport last week Do you like it No What is it about Psychopaths talking about the microscopic details of their murderous actions, explaining them away with even worse psychopathic deeds that they fell victim to, watered down to banal cause and effect psychology What Who would read that kind of book Sounds hard Well, on the pro side, the language is simplistic, the plot is absurd, and it is short, so I think it caters to young adults with a short attention span and an obsession for violence in different drastic forms Well, we live in a violent world, that is reality Yes True I doubt we would see a father trying to change the gender of his child, though, and a murderer who proudly announces three completed murders before reaching adolescence, using bombs, snakes and kites to kill off even younger children in the family e