From Enhanced Editions:
"Pure punk poetry. WIRED Best apps of 2009 - iTunes Best apps of 2009 - The Observer MediaGuardian Innovation Award Hot 10 for 2010 - Wallpaper* MagazineThe highly anticipated new novel by Nick Cave has now been tailor-made for the iPhone.This Enhanced Edition of THE DEATH OF BUNNY MUNRO, developed in conjunction with Canongate Books, contains: Full ebook application Unabridged audiobook synchronised to the text, read by the author with an original soundtrack by Nick Cave and Warren Ellis, produced and sound-directed by Iain Forsyth and Jane Pollard 11 videos of Cave reading from the novel filmed by Iain Forsyth & Jane PollardPlus a host of optional features created for the iPhone: Choose to read, or listen, or watch Swap from one mode to the other without losing your place Tilt-to-scroll Change type settings Add bookmarks Email quotes to friends Receive exclusive news and additional material direct to your appThe audiobook uses a groundbreaking 3D audio spatial mix, specifically designed for listening on headphones, creating a fully immersive experience for the listener. The 3D and spatialised sound was created by Terence Caulkins, Ryan Biziorek, Anne Guthrie and Raj Patel at Arup Acoustics.The application has been developed in partnership with Faber and Faber in the US, HarperCollins in Canada and Text Publishing in Australia. About THE DEATH OF BUNNY MUNROI am damned, thinks Bunny Munro in a sudden moment of self-awareness reserved for those who are soon to die.Bunny is a salesman in search of a soul. He is soon to discover his days are numbered . . .Bunny Munro sells beauty products and the dream of hope to lonely housewives along the south coast of England. Set adrift by his wifes sudden death and struggling to keep a grip on reality, he does the only thing he can think of with his young son in tow, he hits the road.Praise for THE DEATH OF BUNNY MUNROPut Cormac McCarthy, Franz Kafka and Benny Hill together in a Brighton seaside guesthouse and they might just come up with Bunny Munro. A compulsive read possessing all Nick Caves trademark horror and humanity. Irvine WelshTHE DEATH OF BUNNY MUNRO is not just a wonderful read, it's also a heartbreaking one. Cave writes novels like he does lyrics, with strokes of blood and sulphur and lightning. He strikes at the mind and heart and is able to bring his readers to their knees Neil LaButeCocksman, Salesman, Deadman; Bunny Munro might not be Everyman, but every man ought to read this book. And read it half in stitches, half in tears. David PeaceABOUT NICK CAVEThe lead singer of The Birthday Party, The Bad Seeds and Grinderman, Nick Cave has been performing music for more than 30 years. He has collaborated with Kylie Minogue, PJ Harvey and many others. As well as completing the soundtrack for the film of THE ROAD by Cormac McCarthy and THE ASSASSINATION OF JESSE JAMES BY THE COWARD ROBERT FORD, he also wrote the screenplay for the film THE PROPOSITION. His debut novel AND THE A*S SAW THE ANGEL was published in 1989. Born in Australia, Cave now lives in Brighton.ABOUT ENHANCED EDITIONSEnhanced Editions is a group of experienced and passionate publishers, editors, technologists, designers and film-makers who collaborate with publishers to create the future of the book. Based in the UK, the Enhanced Editions team has, in other guises, been behind some of the more forward-looking web and publishing projects in recent years.
What's new in this version:
- iPad support!- iPhone retina display support!