Review

The Wasp Factory

by Iain Banks

Meet Frank Cauldhame. Just sixteen, and unconventional to say the least:

Two years after I killed Blyth I murdered my young brother Paul, for quite different and more fundamental 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 again.

It was just a stage I was going through.

Reviewed by on June 12, 2013

The Wasp Factory
by Iain Banks

  • Publication Date: September 10, 1998
  • Genres: Fiction
  • Paperback: 192 pages
  • Publisher: Simon & Schuster
  • ISBN-10: 0684853159
  • ISBN-13: 9780684853154