A little look back at what I read in June…
The Crow Road, by Iain Banks
When Prentice McHoan returns to his eccentric family for his grandmother’s funeral, he is drawn back into their lives and becomes obsessed with the disappearance of his favourite uncle, a travel writer who never came back from his last journey.
I first read The Crow Road when I was about 11 and it’s remained one of my favourite novels ever since. It’s a clever coming-of-age story, mixed in with a bit of family saga and a teeny drop of thriller, all told in Iain Banks’ literary style…. Read More