This is just about the coolest thing currently traversing the intertubes. Nick Cave’s The Death of Bunny Munro is coming out in Australia in August with Text Publishing (Faber in the US). His UK publisher Canongate has created a website for the book with the man himself reading chapter extracts of this deliciously black, sexually twisted, hilarious yet heart-wrenching novel. The character Bunny Munro is a self-made man – a perpetually drunk and tent-panted door-to-door salesman, who finds beauty in women of every status and at every stage of life. But his poor, poor son Bunny Jr… Seriously, I’ll let the extracts speak for themselves. Watch here.
View the details of the Aus release at the Text website.