HIS BLOODY PROJECT—shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize, 2016

  It’s the right time to talk about His Bloody Project, by Graeme Macrae Burnet. The weather has turned to a more predictable damp and leafless gloom and a harsher season is on the way, making it that much easier for our imaginations to travel to the remote Highland village of Culduie, in Ross-shire, Scotland, where Burnet’s second novel is set. I came across His Bloody Project a few months ago, in The Guardian, when it was shortlisted for the 2016 Man Booker Prize. When asked about the surprising nomination of his book, Burnet responded: “There is a certain Scottish way of preparing … Continue reading HIS BLOODY PROJECT—shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize, 2016