And he sees that the revenants of his world—decrepit fathers, vengeful ghosts, jealous husbands, and horned psycho-killers—are lurking in the shadows, waiting to exact their toll. At turns dark and humane, The Death of Bunny Munro is a tender portrait of the relationship between a boy and his father, with all the wit and enigma that fans will recognize as Nick Cave's singular vision. He feels that somewhere down the line he has made a grave mistake, but this realisation passes in The rocker and author reads a book excerpt from his bestselling novel.
The Death of Bunny Munro is the second novel written by Nick Cave, best known as the lead singer of Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds. His first novel, And the Ass. The Death of Bunny Munro book. Read reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Set adrift by his wife's sudden death and struggling to k.
As it stands, though, this novel emerges emphatically as the work of one of the great cross-genre storytellers of our age; a compulsive read possessing all of Nick Cave's trademark horror and humanity, often thinly disguised in a galloping, playful romp. Cave is a darkly gifted storyteller. Cave's prose surprises throughout with flashes of grotesque beauty. He feels that somewhere down the line he has made a grave mistake, but this realisation passes in a dreadful heartbeat, and is gone-leaving him in a room at the Grenville Hotel, in his underwear, with nothing but himself and his appetites Help Centre.
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Books with a similar title. The novel deals with Bunny Munro, a middle aged lothario whose constant womanising and alcohol abuse comes to a head after his wife's suicide.
A travelling door to door beauty product salesman, he and his son go on an increasingly out-of-control road trip around Brighton , over which looms the shadow of a serial killer making his way towards Brighton, as well as Bunny's own mortality. The novel is set in Brighton in , around the time the West Pier was destroyed by fire.
Many of the locations and street names used in the book relate to real places close to Cave's own home. The novel was also released as an audiobook, using a 3D audio effect produced and sound directed by British artists Iain Forsyth and Jane Pollard , with a soundtrack by Nick Cave and Warren Ellis and in a number of Ebook formats including an iPhone application that synchronised the audiobook with the text, and included exclusive videos of Cave reading. Listen to this article Thanks for reporting this video!
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