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Nick Cave

Australian musician and novelist...

22/09/1957 -

Nick Cave biography and information

The 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 working with Warren Ellis on 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 Ass Saw the Angel was published in 1989. Born in Australia, Cave now lives in Brighton. His latest book is The Death of Bunny Munro.

About The Death of Bunny Munro:

The Death of Bunny Munro recounts the last journey of a salesman in search of a soul. Following the suicide of his wife, Bunny, a door-to-door salesman and lothario, takes his son on a trip along the south coast of England. He is about to discover that his days are numbered. With a daring hellride of a plot The Death of Bunny Munro is also a modern morality tale of sorts, a stylish, furious, funny, truthful and tender account of one man's descent and judgement.

"Put 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 Cave's trademark horror and humanity, often thinly disguised in a galloping, playful romp.".

Irvine Welsh

"Cocksman, 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 Peace

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Books by Nick Cave

The Death of Bunny Munro
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The Sick Bag Song
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And the Ass Saw the Angel
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The Complete Lyrics
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The Sick Bag Song
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Nick Cave Anthology
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The Death of Bunny Munro
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Smudge
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The Death of Bunny Munro
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The Devil's Playground
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The Devil's Playground
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La Morte DI Bunny Munro
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The Complete Lyrics
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The Death of Bunny Munro
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King Ink II
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And the Ass Saw the Angel
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