Lanark a Life In 4 Books (Picador Books)

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Duncan Thaw, the narrator, has to cope with a loveless family and the drudgery of growing to maturity in Glasgow. Elsewhere the author moves Thaw into fantasy when he sends him to Unthank, a city he is condemned to after his death. From the author of "Something Leather".

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Alasdair Gray is the author of 1982, Janine, The Book of Prefaces, Old Men in Love, and Poor Things, for which he won the Whitbread Novel Award and the Guardian Fiction Prize.

Review:

"One of the landmarks of twentieth-century fiction."  —Guardian

"It was time Scotland produced a shattering work of fiction in the modern idiom. This is it."  —Anthony Burgess

"The best in Scottish literature in the twentieth century."  —Iain Banks, author, Matter

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