The Crow Road
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The Crow Road

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From its bravura opening onwards, THE CROW ROAD is justly regarded as an outstanding contemporary novel.'It was the day my grandmother exploded. I sat in the crematorium, listening to my Uncle Hamish quietly snoring in harmony to Bach's Mass in B Minor, and I reflected that it always seemed to be death that drew me back to Gallanach.'Prentice McHoan has returned to the bosom of his complex but enduring Scottish family. Full of questions about the McHoan past, present and future, he is also deeply preoccupied: mainly with death, sex, drink, God and illegal substances...show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 512 pages
  • 126 x 196 x 36mm | 399.99g
  • Little, Brown Book Group
  • Abacus
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0349139156
  • 9780349139159
  • 45,545

Review quote

His masterpiece . . . it's got a beating heart, and you want to keep reading -- Jay Rayner * Daily Express *show more

About Iain Banks

Iain Banks came to widespread and controversial public notice with the publication of his first novel, THE WASP FACTORY, in 1984. He gained enormous popular and critical acclaim for both his mainstream and his science fiction novels. Iain Banks died in June 2013.show more

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14,834 ratings
4.06 out of 5 stars
5 36% (5,321)
4 41% (6,084)
3 18% (2,725)
2 4% (530)
1 1% (174)
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