Descend into madness was well written it was impossible to pin point xactly when it begins to happen and I think that is because in spite of verything that happens in spite of the depravity he succumbs to "part of us still mpathises with him The nding is as bleak as they come I know "of us still mpathises with him The nding is as bleak as they come I know I will read this again because the psychological menace leaves a lot open to interpretation Bunker Man is a very disturbing book But I would argue that it is underrated possibly it s been pushed into the shadows by Irvine Welsh s popularity But one thing I can tell you for certain Irvine Welsh fans will appreciate McLean A highly transgressive bleak and most of challenging novel that will leave you numb and stay with you for a long time This creepy and sometimes scary book is the story of a custodian s descent into madness Disturbing but worth reading Terrible terrible At first I thought the book would be kind of a lark or a Magnus Mills style dark comedy Nope As the main character spirals out of control a school girl is violently raped a homeless man is murdered lives are shattered and absolutely no point is made This novel is brilliant A tale of madness that is absolutely authentic This
#is McLean s masterpiece His arlier stories and plays and his first novel Blackden never hinted at #McLean s masterpiece His arlier stories and plays and his first novel Blackden never hinted at Nothing he has written since can touch itA lot of people will hate this book A lot of people will read it and be disturbed I m certain that men can relate to Rob Catto than will admit to that fact. But his interest in the Bunker Man gradually tilts from apprehension into vigilantism then obsessed depravity. .
This really didn t live up to the hype or cover blurb Sex and violence but written supposedly as literature It s a fine line Luck to
ESCAPE TWO STARS AN EXCELLENT ANDtwo stars An xcellent and times disturbing portrait of a man faced with a somber reality and the imaginative maddening realm of his own psyche Well Child molestation rampant misogyny rapeit wasn t Een Bijzondere Vorm Van Osteosclerose even just disturbing it was brutal with no literary merit to redeem it I mean okay the writing in terms of portraying a person s descent into severe mental illness was interesting I just don t know how you can put so much fucked up shit here and never really address any of it I wasn txpecting a happy nding but not this senselessness ither As I wrote lsewhere I tend to group this book with Irvine Welsh s Filth and Iain Banks s Complicity for a certain similarity in not particularly uplifting tone and for the graphic descriptions of sex and violence Whether the inclusion of that xplicit content is literarily useful or merely prurient is a matter for the reader to decide Of the three books I couldn t help feeling that Bunker Man went to the greatest Hot Shot (North Ridge Book 3) extremes inxplicit content without making it clear to me how that "content contributed to the story s impact apart from shock value It is an interesting "contributed to the story s impact apart from shock value It is an interesting study on one man s descent into madness in much the same vein as Filth which I Math Basics 6 enjoyed reading this took me a week to read i just updated yesterday this is not the most disturbing book i havever read but its up there Rob is a newly married janitor on Scotland's north ast coast A hooded figure who holes up in a concrete pill.