the wasp factory book is iain banks – not iain m banks – first fiction book and what a dark/twisted thoroughly enjoyable romp through the shadow regions of the mind it is. after reading it you would not be surprised to find out that iain banks is scottish
the success of the wasp factory and then his amazing mind warping sci fi culture series of books saved iain from continuing the scottish tradition of being an alcoholic. instead he followed one of their other main traditions and became a cocaine nose. top man.
iain banks – to prove himself a legend – also bought/owns a fireworks factory because he likes fireworks. it runs at a cost and is supporting by iains books. so buy his books as they will go viral in your mind