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Lanark

A Life in Four Books

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Lanark by Alasdair Gray
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'Probably the greatest novel of the century' Observer Lanark, a modern vision of hell, is set in the disintegrating cities of Unthank and Glasgow, and tells the interwoven stories of Lanark and Duncan Thaw. A work of extraordinary imagination and wide range, its playful narrative techniques convey a profound message, both personal and political, about humankind's inability to love, and yet our compulsion to go on trying. First published in 1981, Lanark immediately established Gray as one of Britain's leading writers.

Author Biography

Since 1981, when Lanark was published by Canongate, Alasdair Gray has published twenty books, most of them novels and short stories. In his own words, 'Alasdair Gray is a fat, spectacled, balding, increasingly old Glaswegian pedestrian who has mainly lived by writing and designing books, most of them fiction.'
Release date NZ
September 1st, 2016
Author
Contributor
Introduction by William Boyd
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Edition
Main - Canons Edition Re-Issue
Imprint
Canongate Canons
Pages
592
Series
Dimensions
129x198x33
ISBN-13
9781782117148
Product ID
24212872

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