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Whit

Whit

Author: Iain Banks
$19.99(AUD)  inc GST
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Description
A little knowledge can be a very dangerous thing...Innocent in the ways of the world, an ingenue when it comes to pop and fashion, the Elect of God of a small but committed Stirlingshire religious cult: Isis Whit is no ordinary teenager. When her cousin Morag - Guest of Honour at the Luskentyrian's four-yearly Festival of Love - disappears after renouncing her faith, Isis is marked out to venture among the Unsaved and bring the apostate back into the fold. But the road to Babylondon (as Sister Angela puts it) is a treacherous one, particularly when Isis discovers that Morag appears to have embraced the ways of the Unsaved with spectacular abandon...Truth and falsehood; kinship and betrayal; 'herbal' cigarettes and compact discs - Whit is an exploration of the techno-ridden barrenness of modern Britain from a unique perspective.
Promotion info
* Paperback reissue of a modern 'Pilgrim's Progress' - Iain Banks' WHIT.
Author description
Iain Banks came to widespread and controversial public notice with the publication of his first novel, THE WASP FACTORY, in 1984. He has since gained enormous popular and critical acclaim for both his mainstream and his science fiction novels.
Stock Information

General Fields

  • : 9780349139173
  • : Little, Brown Book Group
  • : Abacus
  • : May 2013
  • : 198mm X 126mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : July 2013
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Iain Banks
  • : Paperback
  • : Aug-13
  • : 823.92
  • : 464