The Crow Road

  • by Iain Banks
  • Narrated by Peter Kenny
  • 13 hrs and 41 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

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.…

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What the Critics Say

"Riveting...exhilarating...its pace, development, intensity, and, above all, its hip and sexy humour never allow it to flag. Banks reinforces his credentials as one of the most able, energetic, and stimulating writers in the UK." (Time Out)
"As fine and ambitious a novel as any from a Scottish writer since the 1960s." (New Statesman)

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great reader

the man who reads this story is delightful,the story gets a bit boring but if you have to read this book for school i strongly recomend the audio
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Book Details

  • Release Date: 02-07-2013
  • Publisher: Hachette Audio UK