His Bloody Project

  • by Graeme Macrae Burnet
  • Narrated by Crawford Logan, Cameron Mowat
  • 10 hrs and 0 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

A brutal triple murder in a remote Scottish farming community in 1869 leads to the arrest of 17-year-old Roderick Macrae. There is no question that Macrae committed this terrible act. What would lead such a shy and intelligent boy down this bloody path?
Presented as a collection of documents, His Bloody Project opens with a series of police statements taken from the villagers, which offer conflicting impressions, throwing Macrae's motive and his sanity into question.
Shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2016.

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What the Critics Say

"A truly ingenious thriller as confusingly multi-layered as an Escher staircase." (Daily Express)
"The Man Booker judges got it right: this really is one of the most convincing and engrossing novels of the year." (The Scotsman)

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Great

Loved it, just a great read. From start to finish. I have spent a lot of time in the Scottish Highlands and this tale gives you a real sense of its historical way of life. The story itself is gripping.
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- David

Remarkable

Brilliantly written and narrated. I was totally absorbed into the lives it describes. I have read the book and found it's audible equivalent superb. My maternal grandmother came from a crofting community which she remembered as harsh but community spirited in a way our urban world has largely lost. I will read and listen to this novel many times I am sure.
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- Mrs. Karen Proctor

Book Details

  • Release Date: 06-10-2016
  • Publisher: Wholestory Audiobooks