Highly anticipated novel by the lead singer of The Birthday Party, The Bad Seeds and Grinderman, Nick Cave is now available in the AppStore in the form of enhanced edition audio/ebook. This Enhanced Edition of The Death Of Bunny Munro contains the full text, audiobook, and videos of Nick Cave reading from this novel. Taking the experience few steps further the audiobook uses a 3d audio spatial mix, specifically designed for listening on headphones, creating immersive experience for the listener.
Not too dissimilar to Re<cords we wrote about few days ago theÂ Enhanced Editions is a small team made up of passionate publishers, editors, technologists, designers and film-makers with intention to expand the experience of books on mobile devices. The Death Of Bunny Munro by Nick Cave is their first book and highly recommended. As noted in the reviews, one of the few apps in the AppStore that brings real value to the iPhone experience. Is this the future of books? I truly hope so.
The Enhanced Editions. produce tailor-make ebooks for the iPhone. Stacked full of brilliant, easy-to-use features, and hours of multimedia extras, but crafted with the editorial insight that only publishers can bring to a book (900mb in total!!).
* Text to audio sync of Nick reading the full audiobook â€”switch from one format to the other
* 11 videos of Nick reading from the Novel, filmed by Iain Forsyth & Jane Pollard- The audio features a soundtrack by Nick and Bad Seed Warren Ellis
* Exclusive news feed for updates about Nick direct to your app
* Beautiful typography optimised for the iPhone / iPod touch
* Optional tilting of the device to automatically scroll the chapter at your speed
* Change the font size and style of the text to suit you
* Night mode
* Add bookmarks
* Email quotes to friends
Developer: Enhanced Editions
Posted on: 09/09/2009