The Death of Bunny Munro

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Random House India, Dec 2, 2011 - Fiction - 339 pages
‘I am damned,’ thinks Bunny Munro in a sudden moment of self-awareness reserved for those who are soon to die. 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. Bunny Munro drinks too much, smokes too much and thinks of sex all the time. Following his wife’s suicide, he takes his nine-years-old son on a trip to recover from the tragedy. But he is about to discover that his days are numbered. Dark, funny and raunchy, The Death of Bunny Munro is the story of a man full of emotional atyachar. Written in the high octane, charged prose that has made Nick Cave one of the world’s most acclaimed lyricists, it is an unforgettable book.

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User Review  - Ken-Me-Old-Mate - LibraryThing

Death of Bunny Munro by Nick Cave I like Nick Cave's music so I naturally came to this with some pre-conceptions. I liked it but not as much as I wanted to.The thing I liked was how seedy it all was ... Read full review

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The excessive perversion of the main character Bunny Munro is at times tiring and mostly unsettling. If not for the story of Bunny's son, Bunny Munro Jr., to counterbalance the storyline of the father ... Read full review

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Nick Cave—the lead singer of The Birthday Party, The Bad Seeds and Grinderman—has been described as ‘beyond comparison, beyond genre, beyond dispute.’ A rock legend, Cave has been performing for more than thirty years and has collaborated with Kylie Minogue, PJ Harvey and many others. His debut novel And the Ass Saw the Angel was published in 1989.

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