Three Novels of Iain Banks Whit, The Crow Road and The Wasp Factory by A. MacGillivray
  

Three Novels of Iain Banks Whit, The Crow Road and The Wasp Factory

Written by A. MacGillivray
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Part of the Scotnotes Study Guides Series

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Three Novels of Iain Banks Whit, The Crow Road and The Wasp Factory by A. MacGillivray

Iain Banks is one of the most inventive writers in the UK today, producing an extraordinary range of work, from family sagas set in present-day Scotland to science fiction spanning vast gulfs of space and time. He enjoys breaking the arbitrary boundaries of genre, and often creates narratives blending realistic storylines with fantastical elements. Alan MacGillivray's Scotnote provides an overview of Iain Banks's fiction, and focuses on three novels in particular: The Wasp Factory, a darkly comic piece of Scottish Gothic fiction; The Crow Road, a cross-generational family saga with elements of a detective story; and Whit, following the adventures of an innocent thrust into modern society. Suitable for senior school pupils and students at all levels.

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Format

Paperback
80 pages

Author

A. MacGillivray
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Publisher

Association for Scottish Literary Studies

Publication date

10th October 2001

ISBN

9780948877483


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